Daoism · poetry · remembrance · work

Depot

image link   You’ve heard fake it 'til you make it? Where you pretend you’re caring Human, empathetic, a good listener, Monogamous, drug-free, eating single portions. It’s practice, they say, try on the role, And one day you’ll get the golden trophy. It takes time, they say, things worth having Are worth working for.  Time… Continue reading Depot

remembrance · Daoism · work · retirement

Empty Cubicle

image link I'm retiring from my current place of employment in June 2018, after having served 25 years.  Yes, served as in a sentence.  It hasn't been all bad.  Every year we do an office Secret Santa.  It is a week of gifts that you give and receive, each gift in the $2-$5 range.  So… Continue reading Empty Cubicle

#OctPoWriMo2017 · clarity pyramid · OctPoWriMo · poetry · work

Day 28 — OctWriPoMo — WORK and TRAIN

image link Today's offerings are two poems in the Clarity Pyramid form.  The first is pretty clear, it is about a sense of belonging at my job, which is in a human service field.  The job is challenging, demanding, and would be impossible to do without the support of my co-workers!   WORK human comradeship… Continue reading Day 28 — OctWriPoMo — WORK and TRAIN

#OctPoWriMo2017 · poetry · work

Day 15 — OctWriMoPo — Cog

It’s 4:15, time to leave, to pick up kids who need rides, to services, just like every Tuesday.   Starting to shut things down, getting my desk in order; my boss appears at the entrance to my cubicle.   “It’s time for your annual review.”   Oh really, you never even gave me one last… Continue reading Day 15 — OctWriMoPo — Cog