The hollow laughter of making a living – A poem

Your PTO’s aren’t Paid Time Off, your muffled laughter reveal them to be Pretend Time Off…

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The hollow laughter serves to obscure the agony of the reality.

That.

Killing yourself to make a living …

Is not living …

Our worth, value, passion and purpose …

Solace.

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Suffer from abandonment issues; in lieu of a crisis of our own making.

We are gluttons for punishment and can’t see;

that …

Losing a piece of yourself can never be reclaimed; at the unrefundable cost of…

Your sanity…

The loss of

which

is tantamount to death, by a thousand cuts.

Because we are disloyal; to ourselves.

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About Shun P. Writes

Author, Amateur Genealogist, Writer, Poet, possessor of 2 cents, blogger and eternal student of life, who harbors a firm belief in his Grandmother's mantra that: "People need to get off of their rump and do something". All while keeping in mind that a cheering section will often get in the way.