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Office Haiku: Poems Inspired by the Daily Grind

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Poems! About your office!

We work hard at our jobs, and in return we are frequently plagued by bad coffee, strange smells, paper cuts, other people, and, at least once a week, Mondays. So what better way to tackle the absurdities of the modern workplace--to get a little peace!--than with Zen poetry? In the first poetry collection to do just that, Office Haiku contains witty
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 30th 2006 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Katherine Wiggett
Feb 01, 2014 Katherine Wiggett rated it did not like it
Shelves: poetry
While 1 or 2 rang true, not one haiku worth repeating. If you're looking for office laughs, read Dilbert instead.
John Orman
Jul 30, 2012 John Orman rated it it was amazing
Pretty funny short poems--and they sometimes ring too true if you work in a cubicle!

Sitting at my desk
As proudly as any serf
On his scrap of dirt.


In my cubicle
I sit, envying the dead.
Two hours left to go.


These wonderful haiku also take on supervisors, meetings, and paydays.
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Jul 21, 2012 Delia rated it liked it

VERY entertaining!
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