Joe Rosochacki

A Penny For Your Thoughts - Poem by Joe Rosochacki

Abraham, you are about to undergo a "tail lift",
You replaced the Indian penny in 1909,
And for your centennial, your tail
is going to have a contemporary design,
The almost worthless penny adds up to
Useless dollars soon all replaced debit/credit cards
Copper is at a premium, so what it cost to strike your image,
Isn't worth the cost.
Oh Abraham, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Washington, Kennedy,
And soon to be Jefferson,
There is no numerical number placed,
To designate
What fraction thereof a dollar the coin may be.


Topic(s) of this poem: politics

Comments about A Penny For Your Thoughts by Joe Rosochacki

  • Romeo Della Valle (5/8/2011 7:58:00 AM)

    A well crafted and poignant write, full of depth and imagery! I really enjoyed it! 10+++ Keep it up! Love and Peace for always! ... (Report)Reply

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  • (10/11/2009 8:40:00 AM)

    a meaningful poem with truthful vesres, heartfully said... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, September 29, 2014

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