Sunday, September 18, 2011

CCL - A Different Day

One Minute Writer had a topic "Day".

A Different Day

When the days are long and dragging
When you wonder why you’re there;
When the work they have you doing
Leaves you tearful with despair,
When it all seems bloody heartless
It’s time to quit your chair.

When they ask you to perform
Tasks, for you, unfairly borne,
When you lie awake at night
But dread the coming of the morn,
The obscenity’s in the detail
Of this corporate form of porn.

When the night of life is darkest,
And your sleepless heart just aches,
The new day dawns with promise
And forgives us our mistakes,
For, when the sun breaks through the clouds,
Oh, what a day a difference makes.

© 2011 J Cosmo Newbery

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  1. You sound like you're having a rough trot. Hope things pick up for you soon.

  2. Holy crap, time for a new job...


  3. I am thinking that you are being in the wrong place.

  4. I think I remember from a previous poem that you QUIT this dreaded job; so I am hoping that your optimistic ending looks forward from that day...and yes, 'what a day a difference makes.'

  5. I'd say your resignation has brightened your outlook. Kudos.

  6. Cut short and start anew! Sometimes we need to take the rough road. Great verse!

  7. Beautiful and thoughtful verse ... I felt that way about a job once and one stays out of need ... but I had enough and resigned and my days suddenly became brighter.
    Good luck dear friend.

    xoxoxo ♡

  8. Is that why you are leaving? I had always thought this is your're in heaven.


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