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The Petition (Revision) - Poem by Max Reif
The political guy accosted me
at the entrance to the BART.
'Are you a registered California voter? '
I had to admit I was.
Bright and cheery: 'I've got three petitions
for you to sign—for clean water, clean air,
and education.' My guard went up.
It always goes up.
I glanced at the petition,
saw the phrase 'cigarette tax'.
I'd heard a radio show
about its pros and cons—
some educated people believe
it will take money away
from education, because people
will quit smoking,
rather than pay so much.
To his standard pitch,
I gave my standard response:
'Oh, that's the cigarette tax.
I don't know...'
'That's the one for education! '
he patiently explained,
but his patience
was fading a little.
'I'm not gonna sign today,
but can you tell me
the proposition numbers,
so I can do some research? '
'Just forget it! ' he said,
withdrawing the petition
along with any pretense
of patience, so I couldn't sign it
even if I had a sudden
change of heart, and couldn't
even see the numbers.
'OK, ' I said, descending
into the escalator,
and I was the cheery one now.
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Poems About Education
- 101. The Petition (Revision) , Max Reif
- 102. Proverb... , Ravi Sathasivam
- 103. Education And Riches Both Go Hand In Hand! , Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
- 104. Education! , Eric Cockrell
- 105. A Good Education Need Of The Hour! , Ramesh T A
- 106. Education And Delelopment , Asif Andalib
- 107. Oh! Education , neelabha mahajan
- 108. Good Family Life. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
- 109. Girl Education , AYUSH golu
- 110. To Be Somebody , Aldo Kraas
- 111. Education, The Key To Success , Jonathan Karanja
- 112. A Self-Contained Education , Nyein Way
- 113. Education , Siawash Rustami
- 114. Bad Education , Ramona Thompson
- 115. The Fat Man And The Big Boy , Edward Kofi Louis
- 116. Nature Is Our , hasmukh amathalal
- 117. The Nature , hasmukh amathalal
- 118. Education , Asif Andalib
- 119. Harmony In Life , Ramesh T A
- 120. Ingredients Of A Good Life! , Ramesh T A
- 121. Indian Economy, Education , S.D. TIWARI
- 122. Education , Goodenough Sakhile Dlamini
- 123. Educate Woman , Saudatu Kabir
- 124. Quote 8 , Abdul Wahab
- 125. Education – The Beat Of The Street , C Richard Miles
- 126. If You Want To Succeed , Randy Johnson
- 127. Schools For Deprived Children. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
- 128. What Is Rape , gajanan mishra
- 129. Rocks And Stones , MOHAMMAD SKATI
- 130. Education , Gbolagade Taiwo
- 131. A Boon Nature Is For Man! , Ramesh T A
- 132. The Education , Jerry Abrahamson
- 133. Happiness Isn'T A Choice , Christian Hudak
- 134. The Light Of My Life , Alvin Word Speaker Tatlhego
- 135. Education Is The Key To Succes , mohd abdul majid
- 136. The Failing Education System , yashika frin
- 137. Where Is Heaven , gajanan mishra
- 138. A Tom & Jerry Story Ever! , Ramesh T A
- 139. Begging Public For Money , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
- 140. Minister Of Education , Kevin Patrick
- 141. Poet And Peasant Iv , Morgan Michaels
- 142. Girls Have Rights Too , Hebert Logerie
- 143. The Key To Life , Stanley Oguh
- 144. Will I Make It? , Bantu Ngcephe
- 145. Ageless Knowledge , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
- 146. All Of It Is Educational , Lawrence S. Pertillar
- 147. A Change Dream Of All! , Ramesh T A
- 148. Poor Education , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
- 149. Culture , oskar hansen
- 150. The Company Of The Virtuous People Is Sa.. , Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
New Education Poems
- Our Education Is Dead, john chizoba vincent
- Education Drive, ajay srivastava
- Education Is The Key To Succes, mohd abdul majid
- Greatness Of Knowledge., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
- What Is Education?, CONCEPCION CAMASIN
- What If The Cure For Cancer Lies In One .., Daya Nandan
- The Nature Is, hasmukh amathalal
- The Nature, hasmukh amathalal
- Nature Is Our, hasmukh amathalal
- Education, The Life Blood, Anu Shraddha
- carpe diem