Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Money (for World Savings/Thrift Day)
Write a new poem with money as its focus. Dwell on what money is and does, reveal it.
(Posted by Susan)
“Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget,
and I’ll tell you what you value.” ― Joe Biden
A great deal of wealth
will not guarantee health,
but it helps.
Money cannot buy happiness,
but at least it is a distraction.
Emotional peace is something
I value over money.
If you can aid family, friends, or
animals, your money is being
You need a roof over your head,
food for sustenance, and clothing
to keep you warm. Seems simple,
if you have enough money, but if
you do not, it can be a scary world
out there. Share when you can.
You would not like to live in fear
of where your next meal is coming
from or if you will have a bed
that night. Don’t be part of