Nancy Chambers

My Career - Poem by Nancy Chambers

My Career

How can I describe my Real Estate career?
Abandon all hope ye who enter here!
Even though Real Estate is my employ
For it, I have no passion and not much joy.
This vocation has made me smart
But for this business, I have no heart
Every day is a daily grind
Buyers and Sellers, I have to find
Real Estate takes almost all my time
Almost sell your soul just to make a dime.
The pain never ends
Being daily betrayed by so called friends.
Some days this job feels like being in Hell!
Sell Sell Sell Sell Sell!
When asked about starting a real estate career and plan
I say “Run! Get out while you still can”
For forty years my life has been such..
Methinks the lady doth protest too much.
—Nancy Chambers

Comments about My Career by Nancy Chambers

  • Chinedu Dike (3/5/2019 11:24:00 AM)

    Sober thoughts beautifully woven in a brilliant poem. Very heartfelt. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/10/2008 2:53:00 PM)

    Well, you got a chuckle out of me! I also work in Real Estate... er... um... I did. I didn't have much of a heart for it and suffering through a commission-only income through the dreadfully slow and devastating year of 2006 didn't keep me around. Now I'm in Property Management. I suppose I can't truly get away either. (Report)Reply

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  • Paolo Giuseppe Mazzarello (3/10/2008 1:50:00 PM)

    Here and there, in this poem you find a little from Dante. You can follow him a little again. 'At last we come to see the stars again' (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 10, 2008

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