Black Poetry : get a job

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Randee, Aug 3, 2004.

  1. Randee

    Randee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i'm tired and all i'm doing
    is just surviving
    paycheck to paycheck
    not close to thriving
    and its only getting worse
    baby due in about a month
    and baby daddy still
    searching for work
    sitting home day after day
    and i'm just earning enough
    to support this three way
    now, disability only pays
    an eighth of what i made
    so, how am i supposed to enjoy
    when i am worried you
    still won't be employed
    i can only make things stretch so far
    i let you run around town borrowing my car
    and still you have yet to find
    do i need to give you a gentle remind
    i'm tired and cranky and overworked
    this baby in my belly
    is making my back hurt
    what do i need to do
    so that you understand
    that yes, we are in this hand and hand
    but i need you to do your part
    and start helping me out
    stop sitting on the couch
    waiting for another handout
    i'm sick of coming home to a clean house every night
    i'm sick of you starting these little fights
    i'm tired of buying cigarettes i don't smoke
    while you don't understand a baby ain't no joke
    hes gonna need things we don't yet have
    and i know i am sounding like a crab
    but just get a job.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    so many laying around jobless yet talking big dreams
    this was well felt Randee......express on
     
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    I heard that!
    It is truly hard
    trying to make it
    by ones self!

    Two heads and four hands
    are definately needed!


    Tyte drop!
     
  4. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A difficult situation to be in, for sure, expressed very well. Keep flowing.
     
  5. Alpha Male

    Alpha Male Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    reply to Randee

    Randee, hang in there
    things can allways get worse

    Tell them to seize the day
    and great poem you have made
     
  6. monad.poetress

    monad.poetress Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW..
    Story
    Of
    My
    Life

    this one caught me off guard cause you wrote what I was thinking....

    Get a job!!!! ;)
     
  7. Randee

    Randee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hard enough trying to get by
    always something coming up
    caught by surprise
    a premium we didn't know we'd have to pay
    things coming up everyday
    i cry myself to sleep least once a week
    don't want you to see me weep
    lest you think i'm bout to creep
    to a man that has more than you
    why can't one of these dam* jobs just come through
    i know you are trying and its all you can do
    i got your back forever but then whos got mine
    when we both scrounging for quarters and only got dimes
    i'm doing all i can to stand strong
    this is all turning out so very wrong
     
  8. poetic_diva

    poetic_diva Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    LOL, I hear you. You better say it. GET A JOB. Nice way to put it. Much love and blessing. Peace


    "I can do all things through Chirst, which strenghtens me" Philip 4:13