19. A fraction of a fortune

Mathematics is not my game,
Not a fraction of my brain
would I use to try to explain.

But is there more to fortune than just fame? 
"Its simply a numbers games,” they exclaim
This from those who make their fortune
Who are but a fraction of the population.

That fraction of their fortune
Is all they contribute to tax
No wonder there is inequity for the poor
Can they or do they count at all?

Not sharing even a fraction of the fortune
of those who are privileged from birth
or through virtue of the colour of their skin

What can be done to increase their fraction of a fortune?

This is a response to a Flash Fiction prompt from ‘Putting My Feet In the Dirt’, Writing Prompts hosted by ‘M’.\https://puttingmyfeetinthedirt.com/2020/09/01/september-writing-prompts

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