THE PROFITS ARE TOO MUCH by Lew Caccia

July 10, 2016

The profits are too much. They cling,
they clasp, and they grasp. Their speech,
ominous clouds, encase the budding
groves. They sit on their own burs
and taste the stench.

On stage they abjure the “margin miracle,”
primed for the single day decline.
They extract to high fidelity, costs kept
tight. Expectations for growth have piqued
unadjusted for inflation.

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Lew Caccia serves as a professor at Kent State University at Stark, where he teaches courses in composition, rhetoric, professional writing, and literacy. His recent poetry has appeared in PraxisThe Storyteller, The Shepherd, hedgerow, The Write Place at the Write Time,and The Penwood Review.

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