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I AM SURE OF NOTHING

At this time in my life I am sure of nothing I earn zilch in the town of nothingville but still have to pay taxes I cannot forget the horror Of that weekend But for my own sanity I must relate to whomever dares to listen At last count thousands of sparrows dropped from the sky Bees and squirrels vanished, too No one knows where they went, But I would have given my eyetooth To have gone with them It was the year the ravenous rats overran our city the president came to give a speech but in the middle of it, the rats ate him too I guess they didn’t like his speech either In the ensuing years, other varmints proliferated hills of trash grew into mountains the people cried and screamed at politicians but they were out golfing with the president at Mar a Lago Trash built up in country clubs, cities, states and country and pretty soon there was no place to put it all the seas and oceans became polluted drinking water became scarce, but profits were high As I said, I am a nothing entity just a working American not sure of anything, I can't change politicians' characters, or have them do the benevolent thing for citizens but one thing I know for sure I still have to pay my taxes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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