An office worker is not highly paid,
but he keeps his head down and works.
Off sometimes he goes to drinks
to relieve his grievance and pressure.
He never says a word to complain
because he knows he has to raise his child.
She cares and looks after her child,
stays at home and does domestic works,
washes dishes everyday but is never paid.
She meets the teachers as they complain
her child, at school, have drinks.
The kid explains that he’s under pressure.
He goes back home after a long-day works,
she shouts at him as she smells the drinks,
he’s mad and asks her not to complain,
says he wants his job to be well-paid
too, says he can’t any more stand the pressure.
She ignores him and irons the shirts for the child.
The other day before he leaves for works,
he says, ‘Davy’s school fees were paid.’
She thinks he’s giving her pressure,
as if saying that she knows only to complain.
She doubts if he only cares about the child,
gets so heated that she opens the fridge and drinks.
‘If you just do the same, the teachers will still complain!’
She has just met the teacher again and scolds her child.
‘I didn’t do wrong and I was just having drinks.’
She’s upset and regrets getting the school fees paid,
‘if you don’t behave well, you’ll have to go out for works,
and I don’t care if you can’t handle the pressure!’
Davy starts to blame her as he knows she drinks
too, he’s down and really wants to complain.
She knows he’s spoiled as the only child,
she’s living with a lot of pressure
but her husband just works and works
to try to be very well-paid.
She is not paid to do the works, who cares?
He drinks to alleviate the pressure, who knows?
To complain is their child, expected?
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