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$18 Billion Equals $5.5 Billion, More or Less

Los Angeles Times readers submitted their views in verse for a feature dedicated to opinion poetry.
Los Angeles Times readers submitted their views in verse for a feature dedicated to opinion poetry.
(Anthony Russo / For The Times )

A moneyman, sent to Detroit,

Whose math skills were less than adroit,

Thought, We’ll pay off this debt

With some art sales! No sweat!

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And have pensioners still to exploit!

The author teaches English at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Read more: Opinion poetry by Times readers

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