at work

at work we are payed by the hour

if we work faster, we get sent home early

if we work too fast, they decide we are no longer needed, and they fire us

if we slow down, they want us to go faster

if we slow down too much, they decide we are lazy, and they fire us

please don't tell anyone, that i told you.

regret

the man who has a job i could do

said

'i payed 30,000 dollars in taxes.

that is my contribution to society'

and after all these years

is he what I have envied?