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A Firing

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A Firing

As your immediate boss and superior It behoves me to have to inform you Your services are no longer required A formal letter of termination will ensue! It has nothing to do with performance You've really done an admirable job Believe me, I've tried hard to ignore them The rumours from everyone's gob! You've stepped over the line, my friend With this affair that has people talking Each time you walk through the office Sure you've noticed people gawking I've tried really hard to turn a blind eye And attempted to keep it hush hush But now I just can't ignore it anymore I'm beginning to turn into a lush! Normally it's not a reason for dismissal But you've caused me to endure such strife That I must consider this a special case Coz the partner in this affair is my wife! © Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 10/28/2012 9:35:00 PM
    One of your best ever!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/29/2012 5:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOWSERS! A great big THANK YOU dear Carol! Love and happy thoughts, Jack
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 8:24:00 PM
    Lol. What a witty piece, thank you, hugs!! Jag

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/29/2012 5:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Happy to hear you got a kick out of my little piece! You kindness is much appreciated! Hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:56:00 PM
    You did a very good job on this one. I enjoyed it very much. Thanks so much. Lucilla

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/28/2012 6:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well thanks a bunch Lucilla... your kind words are much appreciated! Love and big hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:10:00 PM
    funny and unexpected! i like it!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/28/2012 6:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Glad it tickled your funny bone, Ilene! Big hugs, Jack xxx
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 12:19:00 PM
    Chucklin' out loud on this one, Jack! You help my worries ease off the gas pedal, thanks...jimbo

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/28/2012 12:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mission accomplished Jimbo! Yee haw!
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 9:11:00 AM
    Ouch! Reminds of the line I heard the other day: "My boss never knew I was a drunk until I showed up sober one day."

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/28/2012 9:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LOL Got a big chuckle out of that line, John!!!
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 6:21:00 AM
    oooh I hope not anyhow where were you I waited at the airport for ages.......... xx

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/28/2012 6:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Plane ran out of fuel... had to ditch half way across! SEND HELP!