Three Poems by John Horvath Jr (USA)
John Horvath Jr is a retired professor, disabled veteran, poet and full time observer of humanity. He writes from “inside the sinner” in order to give dignity and purpose to the social “outcast” and common man. Since the 1960s. his poetry has been published in Africa, America North, Asia, Australia, and Europe.
John Horvath Jr
He Rides the Company Bus to Work and Back
I bust my butt for six-oh-five a week
and pay twice that much to stay alive.
I guess I am the Prince o’ Debt
and all my worries,
all for which I strive
is so much excess gut, a glut
of workers under management
who think we needn’t more
in order to survive. …
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