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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
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 30th 2006 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Katherine Wiggett
While 1 or 2 rang true, not one haiku worth repeating. If you're looking for office laughs, read Dilbert instead.
John Orman
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.

VERY entertaining!
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