A New Job

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    A New Job

    Finding a job can be tuff,
    Now the country is in the dumpster,
    I had it good, Best of times,
    Didn't need anything, I had it all,
    Then one day it was gone,
    My accountant now owns his own island,
    So resumes here, Apps there, No job in sight,
    Can't even sling hash, No arches or kings,
    No "would you like fries with that",
    Finally found my calling, Not a CEO again or a MGR.,
    Who needs a title to survive,hold on a sec.,
    Gotta run, Bottle and rag in hand,
    I see another dirty windshield..........


    2/25/09 Richard(Phoenix)Cartledge (c)

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    countrypoet commented on A New Job

    11-04-2009

    You have offered an interesting viewpoint on one of the biggest challenges in this country right now.Those of us with jobs,even menial ones are the lucky ones.I pray that the economy will turn around soon and that everyone will be able to get a job.

    Kes commented on A New Job

    07-19-2009

    Know how you feel man! Thanks for sharing the pain.

    sk commented on A New Job

    03-04-2009

    Man do I feel your pain! In that same leaky boat myself; You articulated our current predicament perfectly!

    Niecy commented on A New Job

    03-03-2009

    Hey Phoenix, don't think for a moment that I ain't tryin to perfect a downlow hustle on the side...honest paper just keep coming up short! I had to laugh not to cry!..REAL

    dahlusion commented on A New Job

    02-26-2009

    fiercely poetic with imagination to carry you to the end laughing and crying then laughing again

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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