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Winter Tax Refunded in Spring

This (preparing my tax return) is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher. ~Albert Einstein
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The Audit

In April I calculate poetry
the way others do their taxes
as though the world were overdue
for a good accounting

Bursting to put into words
what the birds already know
with each emerging daffodil
I mark spring’s growing windfall

Its affluent bloom
and excess of green
are annual assets
we all get to claim


I would've never thought to relate Spring and taxes in such a light...ingenious!

Yes, and look how the forsythia bushes look like pure gold$!

Pure GOLD indeed! heehee ;)

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