Shirley Marie Jacobsen

(Chandler, TX, USA)

The Middle Class Woes

Poem by Shirley Marie Jacobsen

When the middle-class stretches and grows
someone knows! Even though the best decision
may rock the pillar, shake the beam
loose the temporary foundation
the middle-class still are! The middle-class shakes the rafters,
peers through the roof, stretches—yearning
to grow after the roots are shaken—tough,
beyond what once was the middle-class!


Comments about The Middle Class Woes by Shirley Marie Jacobsen

  • Karthik Narayan (12/31/2006 12:49:00 AM)

    very nuice.. happy new yaer(Report)Reply

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  • Karthik Narayan (12/31/2006 12:48:00 AM)

    DAYBREAK”

    “Daybreak” is the first most beautiful
    Light in the morning we see.
    That GOD has made to enjoy
    For you and me.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003