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Day 13 #OctPoWriMo Oddquain

Work Nineteen years Stuck! Sedentary Redundancy = escape route Free!

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #5

Some days the strength is there To rise and dress and go to work Another day, another day And the days roll by Weeks, months, years Until the rut is so deep You cannot even see it - An old... Continue Reading →

A Chant of Labour and Reward #NaPoWriMo2018 17

Pare the bank and lift the sod Firm it on the ground To reconnect with the peat Push the spade into the black And make the first cut One of many to come The fillers arms await And barrow or... Continue Reading →

It’s All In A Day’s Work

You spout lie after lie she said But the only lie here is hers You can check my email I call To her back as the door closes Of course she doesn't come back She'll check them tomorrow As she... Continue Reading →

Under Surveillance

Under constant review Never unobserved Desperate to know Everything I do Retracing my steps Steady observation Utterly concentrated watch Random walk-bys to see - Viewing what is on my screen Every hand movement notifies I'm working, but at what? Lots... Continue Reading →

I’m Late, I’m Late!

Sleep, sleep, where'er you are On the head of a pin Or feather bed with downy pillow Til suddenly jarred Awake you are! With cat's subtle purr And head-butting Alarm is past! And panic on! Work is waiting No time... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #7

I found the writing of an ironic ode difficult, which is why it's a day behind! Maybe I shouldn't have chosen the topic of work lol

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