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Taxes are my Life OR How I Annually Frighten My Family
by Katy L Walsvik
Wednesday, February 04, 2004

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Carefully lick my pencil point
Pot of coffee piping hot
Threaten death throughout the joint
If silent they are not!

Now then, I enter every number
Add, subtract, (my tongue sticks out)
Cobwebs hard to unemcumber
Lace around my brain. I shout:

"What the hell does this one mean?"
(Don't say a word… she's become obscene!")
Terror grips. I want some green.
I settle down. I scratch my bean.

Aha! The ever-illusive bulb
Begins to light. From ear to ear
The smile they watch for comes again:
"The refund's great again this year!"


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Reviewed by Tami Ryan 2/21/2004
You have your taxes done already? Geesh, you skeer me. (lol) What a fun write this is, thanks! (And LOL at Leland)
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/8/2004
I'm unmarried, so taxes are my wife.
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 2/8/2004
I'm gettin' a reFUNd too this year!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/7/2004
Oh the joys of tax return time! How well you capture them here, Katy. I have not done mine yet. Thanks for the reminder. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 2/7/2004
Ha ha..this was great Katy!! I love refunds!!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 2/7/2004
Katy, how do you write "humor" and "taxes" in the same sentence? Now, that's obscene!.#%^&* LOL Great write. Very funny.
Best regards,
Leland
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 2/7/2004
I do my best to hibernate through tax season! I used to look forward to the season, when..way back when..I had dependents..but..things change..the dependents now look forward to tax season..while we support them! Good write Katy! Now don't spend all that in one place! Lisa
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/7/2004
Hilarious, Katy. I'm the one who has to keep the ledgers while my husband fusses.

Elizabeth
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 2/6/2004
This is WAY too cool. You're nothing like Ted said. :)
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 2/5/2004
Too funny Katy...I have my taxes done..can't stand the frustration!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 2/5/2004
Hahahahaha I hate having to pay.....LOL.....good for you...
great write as it is that time of year again...loved this
write Katy....floria
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 2/4/2004
Dear Katy, I am laughing, but feel like crying. What is a refund?
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/4/2004
Lucky you!!

Gimme some advise pleeeeeeease!!

Just love the why you come up with some humor...even about TAXES!!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 2/4/2004
do mine and make some money come back?
great write
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/4/2004
Katy, what a great idea for a write, and a great write to boot...I am also looking forward to my refund, hell my boss cant pay us on time, let alone be able to include our forms from last year in our paychecks next time. Good one, I am sending to a friend that does taxes, he will enjoy it...LOL Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Larry Skahill 2/4/2004
you're comittment here is quite obscene
I'll do mine on 4/14
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/4/2004
Its great when you get the refunds! :-) Wonderful write!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/4/2004
Glad I got my taxes done; am waiting for my refund now! Should have it by next week or the week after; with it, I get to pay a book bill...nearly $200 worth! YAY! WHAT FUN! NOT!! (at least, I'll have a LITTLE--very little--left over after I pay my bill; but that Hummer has GOT to be paid..and the sooner I pay it, the better I'll feel! Then I am canceling my book club membership; what a crock of shit! LOL)

Great write, and glad to hear you are gettin' some green, too! JAYSUS, aren't taxes a PAIN?? :(

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 2/4/2004
You deserve that smile. I haven't tackled mine yet. I'm scared!
Reviewed by George Carroll 2/4/2004
Great for you Katy, I just sent mine in today and am eagerly awaiting my green also. Fantastic write
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