Robert Pettit

Rookie (November 21,1956 / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. United States)

Where Is Saipan, Michigan? - Poem by Robert Pettit

One day, I saw a very unusual thing
in a business newspaper I was perusing.
It was a brief story present on the front page.
A taxpayer considered this thing an outrage.
He was a very honest and straightforward man,
an American from the island of Saipan.
This is a territory in the Pacific;
the Marianas Islands to be specific.
He filed his Federal Income Tax return.
He did not omit anything that he would earn.
The territory was reported as “M. I.”
Some IRS agents soon caught this with their eye.
It appeared that somebody goofed up again.
He got a state income tax form from Michigan.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 20, 2006



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