Treasure Island

Sylvia Chidi

(Germany)

Work! Work! And Reap!


Work! Work! Work! And Reap!
Work! Work! Work! And Sleep!

Everyday most of we work
Some of us love to work
Some of us just want to rock
Some of us want to lie on a beach or take a walk
If we had our way, we could spend all day and talk

But work we all must
Or our lifestyles will go bust!
We may then have to readjust
To unacceptable standards of living in disgust

Work! Work! Work! And Reap!
Work! Work! Work! And Sleep!

We all have different professions
Some of us have silent confessions
We fancy someone at work with an obsession
Work is then fun with a passion until confusion

Work! Work! Work! And Reap!
Work! Work! Work! And Sleep!

There are jobs that are monotonous
The atmosphere is negatively outrageous
Nothing in the air signifies hilarious
Every single person is always very serious

Sometimes played at work
Is the kind of politics
That makes one quite sick
This is where the strong kick
Kick hardest the backside of the weak

But work we all must
Or our lifestyles will go bust!
As we find ourselves lost
And then try hard to readjust

So do we swallow?
Or is fighting back shallow
Will it leave in your pocket a dent that is hollow?
Or produce a scene labeled horror
Enough to leave you in tears of sorrow

I don't have all the answers
I know work is a living cancer
People at work ought to be a little nicer
Everyone needs to make a living including a dancer!

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi

Submitted: Thursday, June 08, 2006

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  • Ajay Menon (4/17/2007 2:26:00 PM)

    Hi Sylvia...
    Like your poem.. wanted to ask you if I can use your poem in one of my photo blogs... just to dedicate to one of my friend! I will ofcourse mention your name and the link to this page...
    Also please let me know if you have a poem on 'Work hard, Party harder'

    Many thanks...
    aj (Report) Reply

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