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Best Taxpayer Poems

Below are the all-time best Taxpayer poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of taxpayer poems written by PoetrySoup members


A Taxpayer Speaks
A TAXPAYER SPEAKS

Years ago when filing tax forms reared its proliferating death’s head
I cursed, perspired, and thought about moving to a foreign homestead
As a low-income...

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© Carol Zic  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taxpayer, tribute,
Form: Rhyme



Ready and Willing to Work
The job search continues, though unemployment has run out
For me, accepting a government handout set a precedent
If only the largest corporations are to qualify for...

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Categories: taxpayer, on work and working,
Form: Quatrain
Children of Entitlement
They won't let us have
the same things ...
things that once was given to them
They say we deserve it not,
because we're of the rejected seed ---
those...

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Categories: taxpayer, black african american, perspective,
Form: Narrative
I am It
"Thou art That" (Chandogya Upanishad 6.8.7 of the Sama Veda)

You wanna know what’s something you are not?
It is that easy. Take a piece of paper,
divide...

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Categories: taxpayer, self,
Form: Blank verse
Thoughts on Citizenship day
    Thoughts on Citizenship day.

                 ...

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Categories: taxpayer, world,
Form: Rhyme



BRIDGING the GAP
Bridge cards aren't for everyone
just those who have real need
Not meant for all those college "kids"
that party and smoke "weed"

Not meant for all those shacking...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taxpayer, corruption, humanity, identity, political,
Form: Lyric
Period Personified
     

I am the period, the rest,
The pause; that period when 
Ladies wore masks of gauze

And kings, their followers
Lesser men, dabbed...

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Categories: taxpayer, humor,
Form: Verse
Who I Am
I am potential, essential to humanity 
I am flawed with sound validity 
I am in need of understanding and knowledge 
I am only one fervent...

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Categories: taxpayer, anti bullying, discrimination, encouraging,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Banking
When government spends more than it collects in taxes,
it borrows money from a central bank, and must pay it back with interest.
Government never has the...

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Categories: taxpayer, business,
Form: Rhyme
Oxymoron of the Millennium
I was a good, honest taxpayer
That nurtured a moral dilemma.
Why should I perpetuate 
The state I’ve grown to hate?

Subject to the authority
Of a fluctuating majority
I...

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Categories: taxpayer, corruption, freedom, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Going Postal
(Voting Republican)

Who’d have thought that our nation would ever go postal,
Past sin perhaps brings our demise?
From our ancestral guilt at the treatment of Indians,
(Enrichment by...

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Categories: taxpayer, life, political,
Form: Rhyme
Random Tax Facts
Two groups of people pay taxes
which really don't sound all that bad
trouble is the two groups are women and men
that makes it all rather sad.

Were...

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Categories: taxpayer, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member YangWin-YinWin
She started our discussion of EgoWin-EcoLogicalWin
Eastern NonDual CoArising Political Theory,
by reminding us that Deductive LeftBrain
has not always been WinLose competitive dominant;
there was a prior emerging...

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Categories: taxpayer, earth, games, health, humor,
Form: Political Verse
Where is Saipan, Michigan
One day, I saw a very unusual thing
in a business newspaper I was perusing.
It was a brief story present on the front page.
A taxpayer considered...

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Categories: taxpayer, funny
Form: Rhyme
WHAT PRICE SAFETY ?
how much is it worth to you to feel safe and secure?
how much would you spend? how much could you afford?
what is the monetary value...

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Categories: taxpayer, dedication, introspection, on work
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Sinful politics condemns God's word
The Government's behaviour firstly no longer defends our church 
this mockery in itself shows a deep lack of good sense 
or the simple sourced judgement...

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Categories: taxpayer, abuse, christian, conflict, corruption,
Form: Political Verse
CLIMATE CHANGE and GOVERNMENT POWER
Climate change and Global warming
how serious a threat?
One-hundred-eighty Countries join
to fight as one?  You bet

How'd they get so many Countries
to sign on, join the...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taxpayer, corruption, earth, nature, planet,
Form: Rhyme
The Old Old-West Town
Weeds and grass grow in the cracks
of sun-faded, crumbling pavement,
a parking lot that once was full
of stressed parents and cowboys nascent.
A grand sign over the...

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Categories: taxpayer, appreciation, childhood, eulogy, history,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
POLITICAL MUMBLE JUMBLE
A name became famous and so did attention it brought to a race, 
A quotable slogan was formed speaking of political changes at haste.

From opposing...

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Categories: taxpayer, black african american, hope,
Form: Grook
Premium Member Pandemic Nerves
Not wanting to make anyone nervous,
pandemics can be unsettling enough
without economic and political surprises,
inconvenient systemic insights,
more expansive circles of empathy
positively impressing 
more than negative deep
steep...

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Categories: taxpayer, health, integrity, judgement, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Little Bitty
Looking at the map,
the United States of America
is comprised of fifty states
I live in Michigan,
one of the fifty states
Specifically, I live in the city of...

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Categories: taxpayer, beauty, city, history, sad,
Form: Haibun
It Will Never Happen, Maybe
It Will Never Happen (Maybe)

Ceremony for the "Gods"	The Law, you must attend
Taking turns (now Region One) Freely, (or pretend)

All about expenditures (where taxpayer dollars go)
Transparency?...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taxpayer, america, change, patriotic, political,
Form: Narrative
The Bottom Of The Pile
The taxpayer,
is at the bottom of the pile,
or so it seems,
by the upper class style.

What will happen,
when they smother us to death,
then who will they...

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Categories: taxpayer, history, life, sad, time
Form: Narrative
Perpendicular Identity
You stand tall and erect,
strutting about in your pretty peacock
liberal orthodoxy
Aristocratic academia
dressed in silken plumes of rainbow diversity
Boasting that you stand upright,
	ready to fight ...
Champion...

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Categories: taxpayer, political, social, symbolism, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
What if
I look at the future and worry
as shops shut down 
because of the internet
as people lose jobs

because of advancing technology
as companies struggle 
with the future...

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Categories: taxpayer, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative