Elena Plotkin


I Came Here By Taxi


I came here by taxi, sir, and someone must pay the fare.
I am sorry ma’am I have no money to spare.
But I came here by taxi, sir, and someone must pay the fare!
Look I don’t know you and so I really don’t care!
But I came here by taxi sir and SOMEONE must pay the fare! !
I know why don’t you find SOMEONE who does care.
But I came here by taxi sir and SOMEONE MUST PAY THE FARE! ! !
Look lady, get back in the taxi and drive away from here.
Funny, that’s what the other five guys said before I came here.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 28, 2014

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  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (12/31/2013 8:45:00 AM)

    Some how I did come here
    And somebody must pay the fare
    So say the poor born everywhere
    Please somebody must pay the fare...........

    Very good poem and I invite you to my page too. Wishing you also a very happy and prosperous poetic new year from India. (Report) Reply

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