A poem about a job

The July 18th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to “write a poem in everyday speech about a job you once had.” This is kind of a long one, covering the three years at the job I had in Tokyo with a very large corporation.

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Why You Should Hire Me

Recently, I uploaded a post on the subject of being “Overqualified”. It was my reaction to being turned down for a job on the basis that I was “overly qualified” for the position.

Well, here’s a different tack: Why should you—you know who you are—hire me? Continue reading