Adam Bateman


Working For Fun - Poem by Adam Bateman

The jobs we have, we do with joy,
even the lowest whipping boy,
loves to feel masters whip,
for the chance of a small tip.

Be we paid well, or poor,
having no work is a bore,
Hate your boss for being tight,
continue working into the night.

Spend your life in a hole,
its much better then the dole.
Respect yourself for pushing hard,
to pay off that credit card.

Learn the things to do your chore,
one eye on the clock, one on the door.
Count the seconds until the end,
but keep working or just pretend.

So when you wish to quit your job,
and run with the real free mob.
Think of workers and their pain,
and how you like to feel the same.


Comments about Working For Fun by Adam Bateman

  • (5/9/2006 7:15:00 PM)


    This rhymes very well Adam. I like the title best. If you don't like your job, get another one, is my lowly advice. You are working a long time, so make the most of it, don't you think. As far as thinking of others when deciding, well! in this instance I think it's got not a lot to do with anyone else. It's your life, your pain and your job, so on that last verse, I'd think again! Tai (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 9, 2006



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