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and now the numbers
are rising again
hospitals filling
ICUs getting sparse

it seems this virus actually is
a bit more dangerous than the common flu
no matter what irresponsible leaders
across the globe keep telling their citizens

against the advice of medical experts
despite almost
30 million infected
1 million dead
and hundreds of millions of jobless

encouraging their followers
to ignore safety instructions
making them believe it is OK again
to spread infections on parties and in discos
or massive election campaign events
continuing the vicious circle
… continuing …. continuing …. continuing...
Simon Jul 2020
Once I went out to seek for a new job.
Only to find out I came home (afterwards) completely mad!
When it comes to being unemployed it's hard to imagine success again.
When (once upon a time ago) you once savored every moment of that very success before your realizations of it suddenly one day...went down the drain!
Harshitha Girish Mar 2020
There are 82 "Thunders" in the song "Thunder".
Be productive, they said.
Do something you feel good about, they said.
Don't be lazy, they said.
Okay then.
I wanna do
Something to do
But i don't know what to do
Even how do i do
Do do do...
Can I share your Christmas
Mine’s been ****** away
Too busy closing out my job
To have much time to play

No Christmas tree, no mistletoe
No wreath on my front door
No strings of lights across the roof
No “spirit” any more

I promise not to hog your joy
And I will not intrude
I only want to steal a taste
Of all your special day includes

A whiff of loving happiness
And reverence for the season
I want to feel some holiday
And that’s my only reason

So if you’ll let me have a bite
Of what your Christmas means
I’ll be forever in your debt
For sharing happy scenes.

ljm
Still trying to get disconnected from the place I once worked and loved.
I’ve given up everything,
apparently for the express purpose of  
finding myself here with exactly nothing
and no place to put it.

ljm
Tomorow may well turn out to be catastrophic.  We'll see.
Peanuts Nov 2017
I ran down the muddy track
Certain that the art of losing was too easy to master
But no, behind my back
Ran hundreds of other people, faster,
and faster they ran.
not for fame
because they too were running in the marathon
of life's shame
they too were jobless
like me
maybe penny-less
the competition was too tough for me
after all, I'm a young chap, you see
Thus,
I bequeathed myself to the ***** track
Fell there
Gave up
Cause I knew, I was never the man for the job.
I've put a lot of effort into this poem, thought about every line for a while. Please support me, love my poem. I'm a newbie to poetry. I'm actually a 14 year old boy, but I wrote this poem from the perspective from a young adult unable to find a job.
honey Jun 2017
some days,
i can be very brave.
some days,
i can be a coward.
today,
i am a coward.
today,
i walked away.
i walked so far
that i left my job behind.
today,
i was a coward.
time to look for a new job... oops...
Khairil M Apr 2017
Ain't got a job,
Ain't got a car,
Ain't got a reason to feel inferior...

Ain't got a thought,
Ain't got a care,
Ain't got a reason to believe in the..
..Government.

And we're making up excuses as we go (we're not finished here)

So who you're gonna call when you're down and out?
Making ends meet don't seem so pretty now...

Yeah who you're gonna call when you're down and out?
Waiting on a paycheck date to carry you up.
time spent being unemployed.
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