Send some poetry to a friend - the love thought that counts!
 
Poems for the People   -  Poems by the People

About the Poem

We all like to rationalize away our problems, or the reasons we do things we know we ought not. Plus, this one might help remove the sting of unemployment.

A Few Visitor Comments

anand
i vote for the people who is best
nancy
i liked this poem because i can relate
Elise
I thought it was hilarios!
Jon
Wonderful - I recognise the aspirational hitch!

There are More comments below the poem ...

Job Fare

When I was young I thought
Of so many things I would be
And so practiced a lot of things
To make a man of me

Every action or decision I made
Sparked an action in alternate plane
Traveling down the Trousers of Time
They were to me close, but not the same

Soldier, poet, musician, policeman
Fireman, carpenter, gardener, chef
Short attention filled every job
Even squirrel- feeder with palatial clef

These other me's took every job
Leaving me vexed and annoyed
Maybe now you'll understand
Why I'm unemployed

A Few FREE things you can do with this poem!

Want to share this poem with a friend? You can email the whole poem (not just a link) directly to your friend, with a personal message from you.
If this poem touched you, please take a moment to Vote for the poem and perhaps leave a comment telling us why.
Artistically inclined? You can use this poem in a graphical greeting card, designed by you, and then send it to a friend.
Add this poem to your netpoets.com MyPoems space so you can always find it.
Want to post this poem to your blog or website? Click here and we'll make it easy.
Need a hardcopy? You can send a copy of this poem directly to your printer, without all of the color and graphics.

And a few more if you like the Author ...

Want to send the author a private email? If we have a current address, we'll send your message to them for you.
You can subscribe to this author and we'll let you know any time they publish a new poem with us.
If you especially appreciated this author, we'll be happy to show you where you might find more of their poems
© 1999 Alastair Adamson Please respect the rights of the author and Passions in Poetry. If you would like to use this poem on your own web page, please contact the Author. Thank you.

More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

srile
pretty good.

All Visitor Comments on this poem have been posted by people who wanted to let the author know the poem touched their hearts. If you would like to leave a comment of your own, please Vote for this poem.