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Reading Through the Classifieds
by Beth Elaine

Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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It's true , I'm on a job hunt--

The phone may ring today.

I haven't cash to pay the bills,

no fun money for play.

I pace and drink my coffee

and seach the classifieds.

I surf the net, apply online,

and pray for favorable tides.

Then at last the phone rings

(I've nearly gone berserk)

And now I have to ask myself

Do I really WANT to work?
 


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Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader) 2/13/2005
ROFLOL - I enjoyed this one. It's sure a nerve wrecking time - this looking for work. And then when that call finally comes through - Yikes!!

Melanie
Reviewed by Karen Chalfant (Reader) 2/9/2005
Been there and love the poem! Prayers are still with you in your job hunt...
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 2/9/2005
Bess,

Hit the old nail on the proverbial head with this outstanding write ... wonderful!!

Best of luck,

Robert
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 2/8/2005
That is a feeling a lot of us know...good luck on you decision...fun write...
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/8/2005
Damn, do I know that feeling...?! First you really know you need a job and want a job, then the job comes along and you wonder whether it is a good idea or not...take what you can get, till something better comes along...Ed & rufuz
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/8/2005
Of course you do, your just feeling nervous about entering the main stream again. Great write.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/8/2005
Well you had better;-) It is a tough decision...Well written!

etw
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/8/2005
I do that too and this is funny.
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