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A Really Bad Day At Work*
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

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It all began when I woke up, got out of bed,
I tripped over my feet, fell, then bumped my dang head--
Sat there, crying, with tears streaming out of my eyes,
Thought, "What *ELSE* can happen, what other surprise?"
Then, "I had better not ask that, or there will be trouble--
It just doesn't hit me once, it hits me double!!"
I got up, took a bath, and got ready for work,
When I arrived, the boss treated me like a jerk...
The truck was running behind, I couldn't clock in,
Then dang it, he had me running errands for him--
Off the clock, mind you, I'm not getting paid for this!
Don't say nothing, like usual, show cowardice.
The truck finally comes, I punch the old time clock,
Think, "As much as I work here, I ought to own stock!"
Boss picks that time to walk by, I give him a grin...
(I'd really LOVE to say just what I think of him!!!!)
Unloading the truck, hit my head on the dolly...
(I sure said a lot more than "good golly golly!!!!")
Then wouldn't you just know it, my help called in sick--
Got slammed, me running around like a lunatic--
All day--didn't slow down like it usually does...
By then my anger was rising, like bees abuzz...
Then my boss asked me if I would please stay
later...
Wanted to say, "Goodbye--so long, Alligator!!"
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*A *FICTIONAL* poem of a bad day at work.
They've been bad, but fortunately, never this
bad (although one or two have been CLOSE).

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/18/2002
work is just that: WORK. not ALL days are gonna' be great, sweetie, trust me; i've had some whamdoodles myself! but god got us through those days, and we hope to have more great days than bad! at least we are workin' folks; too many don't have jobs! love, your twin, and workin' pardner, karen lynn. ((((HUGS)))) :)
Reviewed by Sandy Forbes (Reader) 6/12/2002
Very descriptive. . . good explicatory skills!
Reviewed by m w 6/11/2002
Bad days come and go but the memories remain. Work gets so in the way of a creative mind. Good write
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 6/11/2002
Thank goodness it isn't real...but how many times have we had bad days and when we to think about it..it draws attention to them amplifying whatever little thing goes wrong. Those days when they do go wrong probably aren't even noticed or counted when we start the day off right and in good spirits where nothing can ruin them. I hope you have lots of the latter.
Reviewed by Larry Skahill 6/11/2002
we've all been there..
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 6/11/2002
I am so glad that this is fictional! What a day!! Great writing...
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