Black Poetry : The Window Washer

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Window Washer

    There was a secretary working on the 34th floor
    at her desk, in a chair, by the new boss's door
    She could work and polish nails with a snobbish delight,
    type a letter, take dictation in the absence of light,
    brew the coffee, answer phones, solve the problems that bind,
    add some lipstick and perfume, arrange a meeting on time.

    Outside her window, lightly beat the rain and freezing snow
    on a window washer working on the 34th floor
    Up at dawn, pack a lunch, wife and kids are asleep,
    off to work, catch a train from the somber,silent street
    Check the gear, add some oil, and it's up and up he'll go
    for a date with Mr. Clean upon the 34th floor

    She writes a note and holds it up, he sees it at last
    His frozen fingers write one too and puts it up to glass
    her's said "It's 72 degrees ! Come in and take a chair"
    his said "It's 45 bucks an hour mam, in freezing rain out here."

    Just when you think your thinking is the only way that's true,
    there's a window washer working with another point of view.

    HH
     
  2. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was so cute...i like the way you did this.
    I sure would like to see more of your work. thanks for sharing with us.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    awesome drop here u crafted a masterpiece
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm just shaking my head at how you molded this piece into a work of profound art. Wow....
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I LOVE IT...

    YOUR WORK IS ALWAYS SO REMARKABLY BRILLIANT!

    WOW...​
     
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