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If James Joyce had my job

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wranx
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Moved from a shack to a barn


0 posted 06-21-2002 12:17 AM       View Profile for wranx   Email wranx   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for wranx


I've found myself working in a restaurant owned by an Irish-American woman with political aspirations.

My time at work ala "Finnegans' Wake". See what you make of it. Fun read aloud. companion at the end.

A day a date a dawn arose a Rose awaked aroused                        1.
amid a din a-dinning. Arise, arise,
attend Aten, attend Amon at once, anon.                                
  
  Off to that new domain, a doughmine newold,                                2.
where manymuch Hotpotcobbacrunchies aweight                    
to break the back of the gentry’d Rabbit.
  
  Thus, the shifty shifts from walk-in till fore                          
and  fore till aft. All the while away,
shifties tocka tocka tocka against the tick tock’n
and pre-empt pre-prep’t bins laden with thick toxins (phmuh! phmuh!).
  
  The Wickeder (URL of Sandwich) does brake his Bach                 3.
‘neath the doody of the firstbourne.
Sizzlespatter pots o’ potage age ague.
Muchmany smoked salmonella appetizers
await deliverance by dough-herdies.

   Nonotwannanunnathataonamannamia                                             4.
nickitypickety, confounded costumers q up in their quest (que est?)
for cussedly custom Cuisine. Quelle queery queries!
Nadir mine, tso que.
  
  The ambitchous Doe Main, Dourty Dowerty                                    5.
unversees all of the doe herdies as they doughmasticate
amidst unvertones of the Irich Cathaholic.
Inholing subtell influences of the Holiest Realitchin,
the Relygin of the meekish,
the Wholliest of all Rialgions.
Greedings from the Pope (John Paul II – George Ringo 0),
all shall be foregiven.
  
   Lo! A low lowing of the loworkers. Old hens bay.                           6.
A verdeble cackleophony of the miss-led and miss-stepped
‘neath the flagons of many nations.
Heil Merry, full of Graze,
the Dominitrix of the bare bleating Lamb,
the bleeding lame.
And are sore-hounded by whirlywhorls of the wan-a-bee waspwishers’
politickle ambitchion with her polyticklers and relative godfellas.
  
  So pass the daze of the weak.                                                             7.
So, book hiMM D’Anno did end the daze of whine and roaches,
So, we soon shall exit eMMIts’ time.

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1. awakened by alarm clock
2. off to work/double shifts/ kit. sounds/ /food prep
3. net-savvy music student co-worker/food prep/servers
4. unappreciative customers
5. female boss-owner Dougherty/Irish Catholic w/political aspirations/gen. atmosphere
6. more atmosphere/servers/Catholics/politicians
7. Y2K brought us roaches/Y2k1, ants


~wranx

"Writing is a perfectly natural thing to do....just remember to wash your hands afterward"....Heinlein.

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devina
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1 posted 06-21-2002 12:55 AM       View Profile for devina   Email devina   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for devina

I see that you've found your creative pen here!!


enjoyed this...

Open arms can be the most fragile in the world...


wranx
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2 posted 06-21-2002 03:36 AM       View Profile for wranx   Email wranx   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for wranx

Thank you Devina,
I've written a couple of things this way, and frankly, it makes my head hurt. Currently writing a take on the Middle East, also ala "Finegans Wake". Slow going.

"Writing is a perfectly natural thing to do....just remember to wash your hands afterward"....Heinlein.

wranx
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BTW, there are no misspelled words here. (drove the spell checker crazy)

Have Fun!
~wranx

"Writing is a perfectly natural thing to do....just remember to wash your hands afterward"....Heinlein.

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3. net-savvy music student co-worker

I think that might be me...
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