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Below is the poem entitled GRIND which was written by poet Lyric Man. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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My morning coffee on the deck
A pure solace before breakneck
Birds sweetly singing!

My office desk a paper wreck
Everyday grind I've come to expect
Phone always ringing :(


Sponsor: Black Eyed Susan
Contest: The Blues - in tail rhyme 

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  1. Date: 3/30/2014 4:39:00 PM
    DAVE, Congratulations, on your win... Always & Forever...... Linda

  1. Date: 3/28/2014 2:50:00 PM
    Before actually reading this I was somewhat hesitant due to the title (yes, my mind is dirty), but I was surprised and like this very much. Great job.

    Man Avatar Lyric Man
    Date: 3/28/2014 4:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Amy.. I assure you I won't be writing dirty lyrics as that would be in opposition to my constitution. However, in hindsight I could have picked a better title.
  1. Date: 3/25/2014 8:25:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Dave

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 12:38:00 AM
    Very lovely poem. Congratulations on a fine win, dave

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 7:01:00 PM
    Congratulations on your big win. Great job. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 6:27:00 PM
    Nice write, what happened to paperless offices? Congrats Ron

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 6:14:00 PM
    This kind of day really makes me Congrats. You have come in with a bang! So glad to read your work. BG

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 5:41:00 PM
    what is breakneck BTW? I feel like I should know it.

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 5:40:00 PM
    you did so well with doing the blues in this challenge. Glad to see this on the winners' list. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 3:17:00 PM
    grreat spiel of morning blues so vividly expressed, dave.. sweet congrats with coffee on the side.. huggs

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 2:27:00 PM
    Congrats Dave. Now go have a beer. :)

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 1:33:00 PM
    Great win, where would we be without java?

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 12:43:00 PM
    This is not my reality although I know it is for many.. Do love my coffee on the deck by love the phone ringing too. I have a most blessed life and I'm incredibly grateful!

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 11:59:00 AM
    Love the contrast between the 2 stanzas. Hope it's not always that bad at work :) congrats on win. // paul

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 9:48:00 AM
    Well done Dave! Verlena

  1. Date: 3/2/2014 10:28:00 AM
    nice poem! good luck in the contest...

    Man Avatar Lyric Man
    Date: 3/2/2014 11:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Ilene, Thank you so much for your encouraging words!!