Not Happy in Your Work
If you're not happy in your work
to thy own self be true.
Please find what works for you,
that job that makes you happy.
Being gainfully employed means
you, are making money.
Happy in your work,
having a satisfying career.
There are some people
so happy in their work
that they'd almost do it for free.
You hear them say
“I can't believe they pay me to do this”
Sure, you'll have those days
where you work hard
and feel like you
earned your money.
Those are the days your
employer got their monies worth.
Some even call it modern day slavery.
But working where you’re not happy,
is like your being paid to be miserable.
If you're not happy
it’s a dead-end career.
If you're not a people person
then don't work the front desk.
You will never be at your best.
Don't answer the phone
leave those unsuspecting people alone.
They will hear the misery
in your tone,
The road not taken,
Well, that was your choice.
To thy own self be true.
Doing the same thing, every day production.
Repetitive motion, where there's little
or no chance for promotion.
If factory work isn't for you,
then find something better to do.
Santa’s elves and the seven dwarfs’
they whistle while they work.
You never hear them complain.
You are nobody’s fool
so be cool and go back to school.
If you want be
with someone else
doing something else.
Wishing will not make so,
find what makes you happy
and by all means go!
Copyright © Robert Kinard | Year Posted 2019
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