According to Joe
An offer to be refused
Every time I call directory assistance
They offer to dial for my convenience.
Do they think I'm dense
To pay 45 cents?
I 'm not paying a dime, a nickel or twopence!
Daily headlines inspire the poet in Joe Gedan, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who lives in Honolulu. His observations on the news appear on Sundays and Fridays. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org