Yet Another Tax Filing Limerick

I’m afraid I can’t stop writing tax return limericks — probably because it’s a lot more fun than actually working on my tax return.

Yet Another Tax Filing Limerick
By Madeleine Begun Kane

Why does tax filing time cause such stress?
Wretched forms to fill out—it’s a mess!
All confused, you say, “Heck!”
Then you write out a check
For what’s due or, at least, your best guess.

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6 Responses to “Yet Another Tax Filing Limerick”

  1. Paul says:

    So you ask why this annual fleecing
    Keeps blood pressure, and not wealth, increasing?
    It’s that tax time, like death,
    Makes us feel its warm breath
    While we sheep only dream of it’s ceasing.

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  4. madkane says:

    Thanks for sharing your limerick, Paul!

  5. skeet says:

    I no longer stress. I just take the shoebox and cigar box and paper bag filled with possibly deductible expenses to my accountant, leave him a blank check, and tell him to disavow all knowledge of my whereabouts if the check bounces and the IRS comes around asking. ;0)

    I’m visiting almost a week late for the Carnival of Family Life.

  6. madkane says:

    Skeet, that sounds like a very good plan. :) Thanks for stopping by.