logo
Poetry Archive Links Joan Pond Elisha Porat Marilyn McIntyre Wayne Jackson Janet Kuypers David Jackson Summer Breeze Free MP3s Modern Art Paintings Love Songs

Quit My Job Poem


PoetryArchive/Home/ Poetry Links
Here is a poem by my brother written in the'70's. Wayne was an ironworker. Ironworkers typically have many jobswithin a year.It is well known that when one ironworker "drags up", (quits his job)that the others sometimes follow.

Anger Like That Should BeUsed...I Take a Month Off

By Wayne Jackson 1950-1989

No need to get laid.
No need for pencils or TV.
No need for life insurance, doctor bills, Playboy Magazines.
No need to put money into candy machines.
No need to eat anymore shit.
Drag up.
Tell them to job the job.
Tell them you’re going to live a shitless existence for awhile,
and to keep the world going without you for awhile.
I took a month off.



Copyright © 1997 byDonald Wayne Jackson, All rights reserved

Send private comments to : dave@artvilla.com

Read the Poem Of Every SoOften athttps://www.artvilla.com

..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... ....