Office! Office!!

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Warm inside the wooden box
Staring on to electrified glass
Fingers tapping on plastic blocks
Rhythm or no rhythm
A wired animal resting on the table
A click here, a click there

Somewhere beyond eternity
A phone rings
Someone answers
Whispers and talks
Fingers pointing at me
A hand in the air, asking
“Shall I forward?”

My desk buzzes
With the vibrating phone
Peaceful smile of awesome stranger
“Proposal approved” he smiles again
“We’re going together, congrats!”
“Thanks again” I smile back
“You’ve made my day”

Back to the glass, plastic and wood
Sipping water
Sometimes coffee
Sent the sun home
Miles to go
Where is sleep?

Image courtesy: countryupholsterybuffalo.com

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7 thoughts on “Office! Office!!

    Valerie said:
    August 8, 2014 at 08:58

    A slice of daily life, full of imagery and energy. Very nice writing!

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      manuchettan responded:
      August 8, 2014 at 13:28

      Thank you Valerie! Sometimes such thoughts start bursting out of my head suddenly. I just scribble them. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

    Valerie said:
    September 29, 2014 at 18:54

    I just wanted to thank you for your “likes” lately. Life has been a little difficult for me and I want you to know how much I appreciate you for taking the time to read what I post. It means a lot! 🙂

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      manuchettan responded:
      September 29, 2014 at 18:56

      That’s very kind of you to say that, dear Valerie! I enjoy reading your posts. Do please keep writing. I hope life will smile back to you soon! 🙂

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        Valerie said:
        September 29, 2014 at 18:59

        Thank you for that, my dear. I will, and I hope to see more writing from you as well. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

    LaToya M. Davidson-Perez said:
    January 6, 2015 at 07:59

    I noticed that you follow my “professional” writing blog but not my personal blog. On that blog you’ll find that I write poetry as well. They tend to be a bit on the darker side but I just wanted to mention it. My personal blog is at http://www.latoyadavidson.com. My poetry is on the “Melancholic Maladies” page.

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      manuchettan responded:
      January 6, 2015 at 14:37

      Love to know the personal side of things as well! Thank you for sharing. I shall visit your personal pages today.

      Looking forward to more of those beautiful thoughts!

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