David DeSantis

Rookie (01/29/85 / Utica, NY)

Office Work


Work, work, work..

sitting effort,
on a chair
empty screen,
emotive stare

Work, work, work...

slunched shoulders,
side by side
warming ocean,
stolen pride,

Work, work, work...

hey man,
you man,
ant-field flys
pergatory,
promotion,
pitch-fork eyes.

Work, work, work...

college loving,
take me back,
drunk lace orgy,
primrose sack

Work, work, work...

day dream,
day stare,
simple soul.
Drop your complexity
and know,
your,
role.



Copyright (c) David DeSantis

Submitted: Thursday, April 03, 2008
Edited: Monday, April 07, 2008

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Comments about this poem (Office Work by David DeSantis )

  • Rookie - 12 Points Onelia Avelar (4/30/2008 6:43:00 AM)

    I was about to dedicate a poem to the office work, but you already did it in your unique eloquent manner (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R H (4/28/2008 8:29:00 AM)

    A train of thought that escapes the confines of the office before being briefly halted by a burst of 'work work work' - the repitition of which contrasts with the superb imagery of the daydreams that interject the monotony. 'pitch fork eyes' - is just one image that leapt from the page. So glad I escaped office life when I did! A superb write David. j x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Chuck Audette (4/22/2008 11:19:00 AM)

    and now you've found the secret to staying sane; poetry on the sly! -c (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Flora Gillingham (4/10/2008 5:02:00 PM)

    Only 40 years to go! But at least it will soon be the weekend! Nice poem.

    F (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,288 Points David Harris (4/7/2008 11:18:00 AM)

    David, do I know what you mean. It can be a bit soul destroying at times and you wish you were somewhere else. Top marks and thanks for reminding me my friend.
    David (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Vonda Overlie (4/3/2008 1:17:00 PM)

    I love your thought patterns... you mkae me think deep! Glorious! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Campbell (4/3/2008 10:03:00 AM)

    the repetition is a great idea. dull and bleh. love the last bit. (Report) Reply

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