Muse Monday 12/23/13: Under the Evergreens

Under the Evergreens

They offered up
a corporate cordial,
sickly sweet and served
with a sly smile.

I declined.

As co-workers nibbled
on tidbits and held tight
to their raffle tickets,
I bought my own bourbon
and wondered what justification
will be used
this year
to put our wages on ice.

My inspiration from this week's prompt...


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