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only green lives matter (poem for Sallie Mae)


let’s talk about toads  in
coin purses.. and…

…folks who can’t

line

their

purses with

green backs…lets…
build

prisons around

them with

blood red signs

and green letter

clever slogans like…

“if you’re in debt it must be because you don’t handle money well”

or

“you must be lazy”

let’s encourage folks to
take out loans to

go to

college… neglect to

give them jobs… take

their last cloak so

we can sew

green back flags while…

Sallie Mae plays

anthems of

use me sue me usury

and

broken folks shake

their heads and

ask…

in God you trust?

so smarter… better… more

“responsible”

folks who won america’s

russian roulette can

smugly sneer at folks who

only have toads in

coin purses because ..

because…because…

because…because…

…only green lives matter…

33 thoughts on “only green lives matter (poem for Sallie Mae)”

      1. It was :).. please check out my most recent post :)… I have nominated you for One Lovely Blogger Award:)… Thanks for being such a wonderful encouragement:)

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  1. Love this poem! You should put together a book of your poems. Nice reading them here… but it’s always nicer to have an actual book! And your poems are definitely good enough to be published!

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