HI, LORD

Hi, Lord, it's me again.
I need to talk to You for a minute.
Today's been kinda rough,
and with all that hullabaloo
going on down at the office lately,
I forgot to take You with me this morning.
Let me tell You about it.

First, old man DuBose -- he's the head honcho --
said all us girls in the typing pool
had to stop taking so many breaks,
said our work hadn't been up to snuff lately.
Now, Lord, You know we do our best down there.
Why does that grouchy old boss
talk to us like that?

Then the copy machine broke,
just when I was in the middle of copying
that old goat's hundred-page proposal,
and he wanted twenty copies pronto,
"I mean not tomorrow but right NOW!"

I was so frustrated I kicked the darn machine,
and You know something, Lord? --
it was a miracle -- that copier started
spitting out copies faster than
a forest fire spreads in a windstorm!
Boy, was I relieved!
And, Lord, I couldn't believe it when
I presented Mr. DuBose with the copies
and he smiled at me and said
I was doing a fine job.

Well, Lord, that's all for now.
Thank You for listening.
I feel better already. Amen.

P.S. Hmmm. You were there all the time,
weren't You, Lord?
Thanks.

Copyright 1995 Ruth Gillis




This page is best viewed in Internet Explorer browser with a large screen monitor.
Other browser users will not be able to hear the music or see the special
effects on some of the pages.
This page was not created to view well in hand-held devices.
It was created using a 24" monitor. 
For info on page design/graphics, and for email
go to my Index page.




All poetry written by Ruth Gillis is copyrighted and may not be used in any way
without written permission from the author herself,
whether it is found on this site or any other.
If you would like to use my poetry for any purpose,
please email me for permission.
NOTE: SHARING A LINK TO MY PAGES IS MUCH APPRECIATED.