Re: Original Humor - I think

Subject: Re: Original Humor - I think
From: Aileen Asistio <aiai -at- POLGAS -dot- TOPMAX -dot- COM -dot- PH>
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 10:28:23 +0800

you are one good poet!
maybe you can take their jobs this time...
and man, you are able!

Aileen N. Asistio
Technical Writer
Topmax Philippines, Inc.
aiai -at- topmax -dot- com -dot- ph

On Fri, 19 Dec 1997, Tom Johnson wrote:

> In light of recent controversy, I spent my lunch composing this. I hope
> at least some enjoy it.
> Twas the week before Christmas and all through the list
> a fury was brewing over a brand new twist.
> All over the list their rose such a clatter,
> I sat at my desk to see what was the matter.
> A man named Weber had a new hunch,
> he's start a new company and hire a bunch.
> He hired the newbies instead of the old,
> he knew they would follow and do what they're told.
> Forget the old writers and all that they know,
> the newbies are creative and ready to go.
> They'll chop and they'll prune, they'll prune and they'll chop,
> when a little is left, that's when they'll stop.
> It will be easy to print and easy to read,
> better for the sales force to get up to speed.
> Temperatures rise and angers are flaring,
> the list is a mine field for those who are daring.
> Are we all human? We're sure we are
> But our words can hurt like a speeding car.
> Our words are often mean and unkind,
> Without really knowing, we put their joy in a bind.
> We writers are good and surely we know it,
> it's really too bad I'm not a poet.
> I'd write a poem of thought and reason,
> to bring back the spirit of the season.
> We're all in a hurry and a great big rush,
> can we take a minute to tell ourselves hush.
> With peace and joy and good will to all,
> with joy in my heart a cease fire I call.
> Let's use our words to help one another,
> With quality books we'll teach each other.
> There's a lot to learn and a lot to show,
> my lunch is over and I've got to go.
> I'm just about finished and I'll stop my verse here
> and shout from my keyboard for all to hear,
> --
> Tom Johnson
> Technical Writer
> Elk Rapids Engineering - A Division of Star Cutter Company
> business mailto:johnsont -at- starcutter -dot- com
> personal mailto:tjohnson -at- grandtraverse -dot- com
> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> My opinions are still my own.
>, or

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