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Best Salary Poems

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Premium Member Salary Negotiations
Both groups jest across the desk
Rows of tight posteriors
Drool in unification
Till the crap appears.

© Harry J Horsman  2011

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Categories: salary, work,
Form: Dodoitsu

Dear Ex
Dear Ex,

I know you and I had our differences.
We were always finding new ways to say I loathe you.

It was my blameworthiness that allowed the...

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Categories: salary, life, recovery from...rain, rain,
Form: Free verse
A Gnome's Life
I would write a little poem
if I weren't a little gnome
Little gnomes have gnarled fingers
where no pen can ably linger

All my writing's done, you see

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Categories: salary, humorous, mythology, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
The Accountant
She works in accounting at the factory,
loves counting numbers and her salary,
she has it made,
till she got weighed,
obviously hates counting calories.


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Categories: salary, humor, work,
Form: Limerick
Pass the Salt, Please

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it 
be salted? It is henceforth cast out,...

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salary, nature
Form: Narrative


From now on 
Mornings will never be the same

How fortunate I feel
Can’t take it for granted
Everyday I am thankful
Not rich but enough to get by


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Categories: salary, change, future, hope, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SHE'S A MOM,SHE'S THE ONE
She's the one who carried you in thy womb.
Every day she counts until you grew.
A happiest moment she ever had,
Is when she first touched your...

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Categories: salary, celebration, love, magic, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio. LLB Law; PhD Medicine; FSC-Federation Starfleet Commander


AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.


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Categories: salary, fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio
Too Good to be True

I’m giving up, can’t take no more, I’ve reached the final straw,
How do you find a flamin’ job when you’ve turned...

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Categories: salary, humor,
Form: Rhyme
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Categories: salary, funny, life, on work
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Sad truth Inside reality bites sincerity
No one lives in a democracy opening word lie 
Let's be frank for a moment we are all slaves 
unto a taxpaying system none the...

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Categories: salary, class, corruption, deep, political,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member I MISS YOU, DAD
Hi Dad, I miss you. I’m sure you’re very happy up there and all the readings and prep you did while you were sick paid...

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Categories: salary, appreciation, blessing, death, father
Form: Prose
Big City, Big Shot Fool (Me)
A true story.

Here I was,
23 or 24...
Classed an "Executive"
NYC Dept Store Chain,
"Executive" label meant
I could work overtime
For one half of my normal salary...
But a fool...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salary, adventure, confusion, food, funny,
Form: Bio
HaPpY tEaRs
When we embrace success for the first time
When a child encounters her father after a long time
When a poor hungry boy nudges a food
When friends...

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Categories: salary, happiness, happy,
Form: Free verse
The Blessings of a New Beginning
In opposition to social injustice 
Colin Kapernick took a knee 
To bring national attention to 
Black American police brutality 
But an unexpected result was 

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Categories: salary, blessing, faith, god,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Happy Town
It was a happy town
   People liked each other
Whenever someone they did greet
   They'd call out, "Hey there, Brother!"

The Mayor he...

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Categories: salary, city, happiness, happy, people,
Form: Rhyme

Gee, how we blame our culture for starting this!
Oh, how ignorant can we be!
We blame men as evil and macho?
Yet we drooled when younger over...

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Categories: salary, america, family, home, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
World Poetry Day
I taught of it to be a day filled with ink and empty paper
Where ill paint myself rainbow 
Blank paper scribbled with ink should rain...

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Categories: salary, 4th grade, africa, art,
Form: Free verse
OFW - Overseas Filipino Workers
Oh If Double You  
What can you do?    
Your salary is coming      
Time to pay the...

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Categories: salary, work
Form: Rhyme
Gold Digger
You go to work,
toil hard all day.
Works for me,
keeps you out of my way.
At the end of the month
you get your salary,
then you can buy...

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Categories: salary, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Racial Discrimination
"Do you know such a work place
with racial discrimination?"
Asked some homo sapiens  friends
who aren't so tall but with fair complexion.

By the way, you can...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salary, faith, funny, people, work,
Form: Narrative
The Story Of My Uniform
It's in a turtle soup shop where I'm employed
It's my duty to cook vomit-inducing soup turtle
which no decent human palate could stand;
a horrid job and...

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Categories: salary, absence, angst, bereavement, native
Form: Light Verse
My Heroes
 He Picks up his son looks into his eyes, 
and says I love you. Gives His wife a hug 
goodbye as he tries to...

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Categories: salary, sad, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member '38 Caddy

On either side
Of a crowded family dinner table 
There are signs of ambition and resentment
Success and failure
Marked by those who pass
The plate
And those who only...

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Categories: salary, lifeaugust,
Form: Narrative
Oh no doctor

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Categories: salary, addiction,
Form: Narrative