withdrawals and deposits

the corporate spokesman gives us
green and red pebbles that represent
“withdrawals” and “deposits”
to remind us that the proletarians
can sometimes have emotions;
i’m skeptical, so i throw the pebbles
into the fish tank, where they belong.

what about my withdrawals?!
i’m feenin for your letters;
scrambled, disjointed, dyslexic
or fried.

and deposits of money into my
bank account pales in comparison
to the words that you inject
into my veins; high on your word play.

i’ve decided i’m going to deposit
into you
and then
withdrawal just in time.

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jonathandeanrichie

Currently living in Vietnam, teaching English, fixing the world's problems.

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