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The Violence of Work
         from Punch On Punch Off

I work in a factory
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i work a rotating roster
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i wear earmuffs & gloves
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i stamp on a press
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i still had my fingers last
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i make repetitive pieces
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i work on a tally
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i'm told to work faster
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i have smoko with Billy
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i play euchre at lunchtime
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i just do my best
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i'm paid the award for
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

i don't complain to the boss
Monday to Friday
aaa apunch onaa aaapunch off

but complain to my partner
Monday to Sunday
aaaa awant to punch on
aaa aaaa aaaa punch on.

 

Geoff Goodfellow wins ABC TV Poetry Competition. Read the full article.

Jane Sullivan's piece on me in the Age, Sat 30 October 2004

Mark Seymour Singing A Geoff Goodfellow song - Tobruk Pin

punch on punch off poster series

Check out Phil Doyle's discussion of my work in the September 2004 Workers Online

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