Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Forgetting Aloha: Anger

I could feel it welling up
Anger
Tears
(Damn it all. Why do I cry when I'm angry?)

A semi-unprofessional email
for which I will apologize tomorrow
But it got the job done

Why does it have to go this far
Why do I have to get angry
Why do I have to ask three times for
Something
Which should have been done a month ago

Tired of being part of the
Red-Headed step-child building
(I apologize for those I've offended with that remark)

Even now
hours later
I'm still angry
I had to take it this far


6 comments:

  1. I have had job-related anger for the past two days...love that you rid yourself of it in a poem or partially so...I rid myself of it by telling the truth to those who needed to hear it...next time I must remind myself to tell it sooner and the tone will be better and I might not almost cry...

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  2. I so agree..why does it take being stern/mean what ever the word for people to do what they should be doing in the first place! Glad you got it out...no built up anger is good for us :-)

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  3. It does come to the 'stomping of the feet' sometimes, and that's too bad, for the person (you) and for the organization's trust. Hope that sharing helping if even a little bit. Like I say, go kick the garage door!

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  4. Deb,
    Sorry it has been a rough day. Sometimes confronting the situation is the best way to make steps forward --- though never easy.

    I hope tomorrow is a better day.
    Cathy

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  5. Sometimes we just have to be anger "just to get the job accomplished". I hope that by writing about it will relieve some of that build up anger. Time to relax and enjoy a good book, glass of wine and pamper yourself.

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  6. Sorry for your tough day. Sorry that it had to take your anger to get the month old job done. Reading your post a day later I hope that Aloha has returned or at least on its way back.

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