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27 October 2012

All In A Day's Work


deadlines... urgent calls...
stack of papers on my desk
manic day at work

bring it on, i say
opting for vicissitudes
over stagnation

rest entices me 
coffee break is most welcome
all in a day's work




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25 POINTS OF VIEW:

Sandee October 27, 2012 at 10:55 PM  

I remember these days. So very well too.

Have a terrific day. :)

anthonynorth October 27, 2012 at 11:02 PM  

Now that's a big pile of paperwork.

Bing Yap October 27, 2012 at 11:07 PM  

sandee, it's still going on here... even on weekends. LIFE! lol!

Bing Yap October 27, 2012 at 11:08 PM  

anthony, that caught your attention. some days it's worse. lol!

joanne October 28, 2012 at 12:43 AM  

some people thrive on this kind of what I consider stress...however, I have never been one of them...

Kristjaan Panneman October 28, 2012 at 12:49 AM  

Wonderfully composed haiku.

Bing Yap October 28, 2012 at 11:35 AM  

joanne, lucky you! stress is part of my job and i love it. :)

Bing Yap October 28, 2012 at 11:36 AM  

kristjaan, thanks for appreciating my piece. :)

Magical Mystical Teacher October 28, 2012 at 8:50 PM  

Overwhelming!

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rch October 28, 2012 at 10:40 PM  

Love it, that's how my desk used to look bit I just did a massive cleanup last week, excellent post.

Brian Miller October 28, 2012 at 10:55 PM  

it is nice to get to those breaks...i like being busy though...keeps the day moving...

Sherry Blue Sky October 29, 2012 at 3:04 AM  

Hee hee, that desk looks like the desk of the elderly lady I provide home support for - she can turn a small room into a cyclone center in an hour:) Thank heaven for coffee breaks, hey, kiddo?

Karen October 29, 2012 at 3:27 AM  

I agree that stress may be positive at times...some kinds of stress, anyway. That's where we grow, right?

Madeleine Begun Kane October 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM  

I enjoyed your haiku!

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:05 PM  

MMT, thanks for appreciating. :)

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:06 PM  

rch, i clean up once in awhile whenever a new deadline comes up. but it always ends up looking like that. lol. :)

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM  

brian, i try to keep myself busy all the time and when weekend comes, i claim my lazy sunday. that's when i get to appreciate what "relaxation" really means.

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:08 PM  

hi sherry, wish we can have coffee together... it would really be nice to share a light moment with you. :)

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM  

karen, it all depends on how we take things. but yes, there's opportunity for growth in every situation. thanks.:)

Bing Yap October 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM  

thanks for stopping by, madeleine :)

Heaven October 29, 2012 at 8:24 PM  

Well I have the files in front of me now ~ I already need a break ~ Smiles ~

Mary October 31, 2012 at 1:49 AM  

One hopes that the work is enjoyed.....even though there is a 'mountain' of it!

Thanks for participating in Poetry Pantry. I am a bit late in making my rounds! Time for a 'coffee break' now. LOL.

Jenn @ You know... that Blog? October 31, 2012 at 4:51 AM  

I feel that stress! Sounds like you need a vacation... me too! Well done :)

Bing Yap November 1, 2012 at 4:34 PM  

Heaven, Mary and Jenn,

Thanks for spending that "break" here... Much appreciated! ♥

Madeleine Begun Kane November 15, 2012 at 5:08 AM  

Well done, and a perfect companion poem for that photo.

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