February 10, 2009

9 to 5

by Brian Rosenberger

eight hours of flipping burgers
my own sweat blinding me
hands so paper cut they're a Rosetta stone
for some forgotten language
the suicide crawl of the second hand
one thousand and one mind-numbing tasks
the most backbreaking of work
that i can take
it's the conversation i can't stand

*Brian's homepage: http://home.earthlink.net/~brosenberger


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