Poem: Drinking From The Firehose

Poem created in response to Robert Lee Brewer’s 2011 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 7, 7 Nov 2011.  Topics (Two-for Tuesday): What Won’t Wait

Drinking From The Firehose

As the economy weakens
and budgets are slashed,
personnel also disappear.

The shortfall in humans,
doesn’t mean less work-
quite the contrary.

More work for the weary,
and everything’s critical-
open wide, and have a drink
from the firehose.


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