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Thursday, 13 September 2018

Money-rich and Time-poor

Money-rich but time-poor,
A scenario common for high earners, some full-timers
And maybe Chiefs who are skimming
Extra profits and perks
The workers could get.

Create a more equal distribution?
Take the cream off the top of the milk
And spread it below-
Recompense the workers by subsidising
A free day; so give them four.

Why do peeps need to have no life
Asides from the weekend
Wearily scraping back some sleep,
Time with kids or
A bit of housekeeping.

A free day during the week
Doesn't have to be, time-rich, money-poor.

© Amanda Derry

Give workers four-day week following advances in technology, says leader of UK's trade union bloc

Amanda Derry joined a Creative Writing class, following a breakdown, which played a significant role in her recovery. She now embeds literacy skills into classes that she teaches. Amanda also runs the Facebook Group, I Love Writing.


  1. Good subject for a poem. I'm an advocate of UBI, SO

    1. Thanks for comment So. Work to live not v-v!