Come Into My Office

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is where the boss invites you into his/her office. Will I be fired? Will I be given a raise? It's impossible to tell.

Submitted: January 25, 2007

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Submitted: January 25, 2007



"Please come into my office"

So I come.

His body language tells me nothing.

His hair is perfect, as usual, His breathing normal. He doesn't appear upset.

"Take a seat." So I sit and wait. He fiddles with his pencil. Outside it is sunny. "We've taken a look at your work." I think about my kids, education, the new addition. I also think about that error I made in the Monthly ITBG report. Is it my undoing? One simple rounding error wiping out a promising career? He looks at me and I cannot read his eyes. Dark eyes that seem to have the corporate logo fused into the iris. He breathes corporate breathe and smells like the polish they use to clean the brass in the lobby. "And we want to talk to you about it." My heart is hammering. My head is banging. I'm gripping the chair tightly like a boa around its prey. I wonder what he will say... TO BE CONTINUED...

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