Treasure Island

Darwin Henry Beuning

(29 July 1947 / Melrose, Minnesota)

A Worker Bee


You are expected to be
All things to all people

The Powers that be state:
'We are going to do this and we are going to do that'

My response to that,
'Is there a mouse in your pocket'

Because it is not we
It is me

Submitted: Monday, April 07, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 07, 2014

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Reflections on my 35 years working as a paper pusher. Written 3: 30am 7 April 2014.

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