Political Poetry: “Governor Sam Brownback” by Gary R. Hess – A Clerihew from ‘Kansas Caricatures in Verse’

Governor Sam Brownback
musn’t have wanted the state to have greenbacks

he began cutting taxes
and turned the state to ashes

“Governor Sam Brownback” is taken from “Kansas Caricatures in Verse: Humorous Poems for Funny Minds” (Bright Dreams Journal Book 4)
Copyright 2015.

This poem is written in the poetic form Clerihew.

Gary R. Hess

Gary was born and raised on a small farm in rural Kansas. Today, he is teaching various nationalities English in Southeast Asia. Get his newest poetry eBook here.

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