Listen-up you 4.0s
Poverty-poetry words share life,
and summarize the essence.
Rocky wrestled community college algebra to the mat:
the sums of cubics and linears, binomials, quadratics.
…to the mat with ‘knowns and unknowns,
unknown knowns and known unknowns,’
“Was that Cheney or Rumsfeld?
Whichever, families were killed in Iraq.”
Sometimes the poet needs only one line.
Sometimes the homeless….