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The Time We Missed (standard:poetry, 123 words)
Author: Reid LaurenceAdded: Feb 10 2011Views/Reads: 1795/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Can we ever regain the time we lost working for other people? Is it gone forever?

Off you go 

To work today 

To do the work 

Of three 

And pay 

Is less then what 

You made before 

Complain and find 

You're shown the door 

Conform you're told 

And meetings too 

Remarks that tear 

A troubled you 

Then take a seat 

Begin the day 

But concentrate 

It's hard to say 

Will you perform 

Live up to who 

The ones who watch 

And turn you to 

A slave who chained 

Cannot set free 

The person you 

Have yet to be 

But money wars 

Will make you stay 

A zombie who 

Collects their pay 

And turn to find 

The gap in you 

The missing time 

That must accrue 

Was this a life 

You never knew 

Without the time 

To think it through


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