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Sunday, September 04, 2011


by Bill Costley

When you think of it
(if you do think of it),
money's relative:
small amts. of money
prime the dry sump
of crushing poverty;
obscene money builds
enormous balances.
Redress the disparity.

Bill Costley has served on the Steering Committee of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of the National Writers Union. He lives in Santa Clara, CA.