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The Editor
Letter to the Editor
In Canada, eh?
Heimat
Tag der Heimat 2007
Hier O.K. Berlin!
KW & Beyond
German Pioneers Day
Dan's Satire
Petitorial
Lessons by Stray Dogs
German Diplomat at York University
Dick reports...
Sybille reports
Ham Se det jehŲrt?
German Women's Soccer
Art History: September
Forming of YOUdance
October Listings
Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
The Elephant Man
COC Surpasses $10 Million
COC: Schafer@75
German Films at TIFF
Screen Industry Growth
Attract Skilled Newcomers
Impact of Idling at Schools
Community Power Fund
Thinner Ice in Arctic
Concern About Uranium
Chair of National Redress Council
War Made Easy
Financial Basics


In Canada, eh?

Sybille Forster-Rentmeister

I do not know, but have you heard,
It seems to be quite true:
In Canada we do not work
Like folks in other countries do.
Fifty % are too young or too old,
For others it is too hot or too cold.
So at any given time,
We think its safe to say,
25% do work sublime
While the rest of us go play.
And if itís true and really that,
We all must try to worry:
20% are government folk,
We know they never hurry.
That means that itís just 5%
Which carry our nation,
I dare say that the concept
Bares some contemplation!

 

Copyright ©2007 Sybille Forster-Rentmeister

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