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At a remote site
Engineers work
Day and night
On a multiple purpose project
The approach road
To the site
Isn't quite wide
Impossible to transport
A huge machine
In working condition
Of necessity it's dismantled into parts
The parts are filled randomly in boxes
To fit as snugly as possible
According to their size
Air lifted on helicopter
Boxes are dropped at site
The boxes are emptied
The parts five hundred  in number
Lie randomly around
Time schedule is to be adhered
According to CPM or PERT
The Head Mechanic
and his team set on
To assemble the machine
Everytime they find it difficult  and time consuming
To locate the required part randomly kept
Soon they are exhausted
Find the job dull and boring
The team leader of the project, an engineer, arrives
Reason of tardy progress
He enquires
Head Mechanic tells him the story
Team leader orders a hundred workers
To reach assembly site
He asks each one to  randomly isolate 4-5 parts and take charge
Head Mechanic to call
Part number and the one
With that to report and handover to the assembler
Thus the whole machine is assembled in hours
Instead of days
No crash in CPM or PERT required
Team leader and the team
Do team work worth
Appreciation and admiration!
This poem is just a creation of imagination.
I depend on you
You depend on me
They depend on us
We depend on them
One goal
Every hand building
Equal parts of the ladder
Know your position
Take pride in your tasks
Together we will do
What none of us could do as one
11 lines, 282 days left.
Ryan Flanagan Jun 2020
There a light in her that shines so bright
She will lighten up the darkest night
She will not go dim
She will not let the voices win
She has seen hell
She has a story to tell
She has her back to the wall
She still stands so tall
She helps the worthless
She gives people hope
She has had it hard
She has been dealt every card
But in her mind she can win because when she tries she lights up the world with her grin
For my best friend  you saved me from the dark
Iggy Chuck Jan 2020
They say good boys never win, 
I thought it might be right. 
I’d always been good to people 
who'd only made me lose. 
Losers that made lose. 
 
And there was I,
the good boy gone bad, 
being good at being bad, 
being bad 
for the sake of not being good, 
because I wanted to win. 

I’d been craving  
to know what it was
not to lose myself 
trying to find purpose in someone else.

Until I found my one 
and got lost in those eyes. 
Now we're on each other's team 
and together we’re invincible.
treythayer Jan 2020
I’ll give you undeserved second chances
I’ll give you my tears when you give me yours
I’ll be the one happy for your victories
I’ll be the one grateful for your scars
I’ll let you set the pace
I’ll let you know if anything changes
I’ll make you a believer
I’ll make better mistakes tomorrow
You’ll want me on your team
Colm Dec 2019
Power is gravity pulling you down
Till your feet meet reality cold and hard

Anger is nothing but a gleam of a crown
As you try and find your way in the dark

Just as speed can be blind without focus of mind
We are present, though it's not yet known what we'll do

But you'll hear the clout coming like a fire in the mountains
And you'll feel that same downward force once we are through
This team isn't immortal. We're just terrifying to face. And it's so much fun to be a part of.
Lexi Snow Dec 2019
This is what it feels like it
To lose yourself
Especially in poor timing
Now I never intended to lose myself
But things happened
Events occurred
Here I am now
What do you know
I'm stuck fighting a war within me
Reminding myself that I need to eat and sleep
Finding a million and one reasons to get out of bed
Trying to give a reason to have a genuine smile
It's tiring
It's draining
Worst of all...is that I don't even care
Currently I am watching from the sidelines
While my team is getting crushed
But coach won't let me play
So here I am now
Wondering what's my next plan
That's just it...
I don't have one
Usually do...but this time I don't
Recently I have been going through a rough time and I decided to write it out.
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