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Things at work were going great Morale was really high. Now ain’t it just like Management To notice, then ask why? “What’s wrong with this-here picture?” “We’ve got to make them skirm!” So they dusted off the work rules And made us re-affirm! Cookie breaks; 10 minutes long, And not one minute longer! Make sure you report your accidents Don’t wait until you’re stronger! “Copy machines are for copying, And telephones for phoning, But only for the company!” All the while, the axe they’re honing! And I always thought my work space Was the area inside the fence!? “We’ve got to quash this attitude; This hoi polloi pretense!” “Chain them to their bloody bench!” “How dare they use the loo!” And all this nonsense stems, I’m told, From one, or just a few. “It has come to our attention . . .” Was the mantra mush that spewed. Why can’t they just admit the fact That somehow, they got screwed? Wouldn’t it make a lot more sense To deal with the few involved, Than kindle wrath in all the rest And temper their resolve? For me? Well, now I’ve vented; My best intentions spurned. I’ll just comply and plod along ‘Cause I’ve been re-affirmed!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 6/26/2018 4:45:00 AM
There is a ton a truth in your humor, Dean!
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Date: 6/25/2018 11:31:00 PM
Yes, my friend fall in line or lose the dime...the system has been well thought out for centuries...I like the write...All the best Dean
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