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Pay Day

I often wonder,
just how much one is expected take.
Some spout off,
so very easily.
Some take much,
then they explode.
I guess the question is,
how much is too much.
How long should one put up with it,
what ever it is.
After not being paid repeatedly,
and getting paid would take up to six months.
I guess you can say,
I had~had enough.
Every time I explained I had not been paid,
no one seemed to care.
This is not right,
I was working for free.
My computer and I had a hot midnight date,
typing away to say just what I wanted to say.
I said I had enough~rather than stoop to their level,
I was just leaving~Good-bye from me.
Date Written: 10/11/2021

Copyright © | Year Posted 2021




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Date: 10/14/2021 8:42:00 AM
There's never an excuse, good enough, to not pay for work done. You obviously reached your limit and made a good decision. Much to learn from your poem, Paula.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/17/2021 8:44:00 AM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this write. I had reached my limit and it was time to move on. Have a blessed autumn day.....................
Date: 10/13/2021 7:31:00 PM
Sounds like the right move to me! Hope it 'pays off!' :) gw
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/14/2021 8:40:00 AM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this one. Yes, it was the right move. Have a blessed day.....................
Date: 10/12/2021 8:44:00 PM
Hello Paula ... I can sense your frustration in this verse. Obviously the limit had been reached so the dues were paid - thank you Paula - Lindsay
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/13/2021 8:36:00 AM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this write. Yes, my limit had been reached and I was gone. Have a blessed day.....................
Date: 10/12/2021 1:04:00 PM
If one cannot better who we are, detach from them. The "hot midnight date" line had me laughing! All of this, very well said!
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/12/2021 1:54:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. Glad I made you laugh over this Pay Day write. I love to make people laugh. I did leave. Have a blessed day.....................
Date: 10/11/2021 4:08:00 PM
Life is too short to sweat small stuff and people who don't treat you with respect are SMALL stuff. If we are talking money here take them to small claims court. If it's a small loan chalk it up to a bad decision. I never lend more than I can afford to lose because there is always a good chance that person can't pay me back.I always told my kids to remember: A favor given is a gift that you gave. A favor received is a debt to be paid. Good write my friend. God Bless, JB
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/12/2021 1:53:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this Pay Day write. I did leave. I love where you said, "A favor given is a gift that you gave. A favor received is a debt to be paid." Have a blessed day.....................
Date: 10/11/2021 1:34:00 PM
Time to cut them loose!
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/12/2021 1:50:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this one. I did cut them loose. Have a blessed day.....................
Date: 10/11/2021 10:35:00 AM
People who push you to the limit are best avoided Paula. Hope you have a lovely week. Tom
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/12/2021 1:49:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like this write. Yes, avoid them. I did leave. Have a blessed day.....................