Frederick Kesner

Bronze Star - 2,078 Points (28 August / St. Thomas University Hospital)

Legally Tender - Poem by Frederick Kesner


The key of currency
is the changing of hands,
a baton passed on
in constant motion
that binds together
all its participants.

A fresh, crisp bill
is a virgin still,
between your fingers
whose anticipation
and epic journey
are yet to unfold.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I am hoping 2013 to be a brisk but brilliant pageant of poetry here at PoemHunter. Thank you to all my readers and supporters. I pray we all have a productive and satisfying year ahead of us.

Comments about Legally Tender by Frederick Kesner

  • Babatunde Aremu (1/31/2013 8:46:00 AM)

    Fantastic! You vividly describe money in this poem making the reader to want to have crispy notes. I lke it, keep writing. Kindly read my poems and comment (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 31, 2013

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