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Grook Work Poems | Grook Poems About Work

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The Relationship

He was the employee
She was the boss

He worked for her
Than it came to a halt

He’d call in sick
And started missing days

He’d come to work late
And his excuses weren’t straight

The boss called him into her office
And gave him an ultimatum

He said he found another job
And what he said was datum

She walked him to the door
And bid him farewell

She told him his final check
Would be sent by mail

This is a relationship
That failed

Copyright © Lara Wash | Year Posted 2015

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Painting by the Numbers

Living off government welfare
Is like painting by the numbers
Not matter what you say
"It's not your art!"
And it's someone else's money!

Copyright © Michael Smith | Year Posted 2013

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I'm A Chump

<                                        emphasis of labor day

                                        symbolic's end of summer

                                        picnics and parades display

                                     American workers get chummier

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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I.M (Intermanagement)

Learning to smile
whilst turning the knife
in one’s subordinates anatomy.
A life, so rife for strife.

For Charles Henderson's Grook contest.
I.M a management training module in the nineties
(Where, building one's esteem, so the fall was even greater?)

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2010

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No Independent Thought Allowed

This is our front (some say bureaucracy)
You must behave professionally
Do as you're bidden and keep the folks in charge well hidden from inquiry.
Above all, please remember
competency is

Copyright © Nancy Jones | Year Posted 2011

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Rose colored glasses

If grass is always greener                                                                                                 on the other side of the fence                                                                                             that means I would have                                                                                                   to mow more grass

Copyright © John Beam | Year Posted 2015

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Low Battery

My job's a bore, 
it pays some bills
and helps me buy 
my sleeping pills.
It pays for female
 hormones, too
and Prozac so 
I won't get blue.
It pays for pills 
I split in half
(the uppers I must
 make to last)
He only prescribed
me thirty-two  
when they are gone, 
what will I do?
Some more Excedrin
 with caffeine
to try and fuel 
this old machine.
They pay me just 
to sit and stare
at rhythms in 
the monitor's glare.
Most of the time, 
I'm doing nil.
I look forward to 
my sleeping pill.

Copyright © Danielle White | Year Posted 2008