Ganesh Umashankar

(16/07/1987 / Thanjavur)

The Job I Used To Love


My days are getting shorter and shorter
my stress is getting bigger and bigger
I feel so tired, I wanna go home and sleep till tomorrow
when I finally do get bed at night, all i can think is what I'll face tomorrow

I used love my job, I still do,
but lately its taken so much out of me that I barely work anymore.
I wish I could go back to old days where I was just a student.
where I was still learning, preparing for beloved job.

And this time I will make sure I prepare harder
So I can handle the stress better.
And tomorrow will be just another day
And today will never come back.

Submitted: Friday, April 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, April 26, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Job I Used To Love by Ganesh Umashankar )

Enter the verification code :

  • Kavya . (4/26/2013 1:46:00 AM)

    this is the truth of life...when we were in our school days, we used to feel when we shall grow big and go for a job like our parents....but the reality is realised only wen we reach that stage...since there is no Ctrl+Z in life, we have to move on for a better tomorrow and a best present.
    A gud and realistic write! (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Form matters, douglas scotney
  2. Inner Composition, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Firefly, John Shea
  4. Tranquil Anticipation, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. साना हाबबाय, Ronjoy Brahma
  6. Men And Women, Matthias Pantaleon
  7. Haiku: Haiku Cuts Haiku... (This is not .., Brian Johnston
  8. Kindness Of A Stranger, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. To my sister on the death of our father, Roger A. Rose
  10. If a Hippo Said Boo, Stephen Katona

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]