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“It’s not — the fight is not about inflation. It’s about the cost of living,”

Just a penny balloon,

It became inflated.

While the air was blowing in,

The users were elated!


It quickly reached the top!

More would make it pop,

Blowers would not stop.


It popped.

Makers flopped.

Market dropped.

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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  1. Sometimes I wonder if people even listen to the actual words politicians are saying. As a late talk show host used to constantly remind his listeners, “WORDS MEAN THINGS.”
    (Great poem, by the way.👍)

  2. Kim Smyth says:

    Sadly, that’s all it takes! Great poem!

  3. C.A. Post says:

    Reminds me of when she said Congress needed to pass Obamamamamacare “so we can find out what is in [the bill].” 😒

  4. Yee Gads! I pray for her.

  5. John Holton says:

    It’s the booze. I’m sure of it.

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