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Amelia Dale

 

METADATATIONS

 

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[1.01-1.03] from PRECARIOUS

1.01

 

This has been happening for years of the body I have been employed by an a business that received a wage subsidy for me including the brain, bones, muscles, blood vessels, nerves, glands, nose, mouth, teeth, tongue, and throat if they agreed to keep me on for 40 hours a week for 6 months. After the 6 months the head is positioned upon the superior portion of the vertebral column, and after the business received their money attaching the skull upon C-1 I was sacked; or rather…not put on the roster anymore…Before I left though (the first cervical vertebra known as the atlas) I, the skeletal section of the head and neck, answered a telephone call from a woman saying she was going to be working at superior segment of the axial skeleton and the business on the same wage subsidy scheme the comprises skull hyoid bone, auditory ossicles, and cervical spine. Paying businesses to hire people does not work. The  skull can be further subdivided. How do people who are not eligible for a subsidy cranium (8 bones: frontal, 2-parietal, occipital, 2-temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid), compete for a job against those facial bones who will not only save the employee money in wages, but MAKE them money as well?

 

1.02

Rudy - you can dump all of my friends and myself in that category if you'd like. As the cranium fuses, sutures are formed that resemble stitching between bone plates. Our degrees are ancient, in a newborn, we finished them in late 2010.
We can't find jobs in the junction of the parietal bones that aren't on contracts as there is no benefit to the employer with the frontal and occipital bones. You need to come to them form the anterior (front) with a perfect skill set, existing experience and rather than encourage any feelings of loyalty in you, and posterior (back) fontanelle, or soft spots. They'll drop you as soon as the project is done. The separation of the cranial bone plates don't need you, they'll just find at time of birth someone else next time this void needs to be filled.
This isn't just happening to low-skilled staff. You'll see at the top of the page, a comment by a lawyer. I know the fetus through the mother's birth canal, or teachers on contracts, public service workers’ pelvic girdle, nurses, pilots, engineers...
Why hire somebody 'forever', if you can pay them less and drop them parietal bones and occipital bone, at a seconds notice?

 

1.03

I can overlap each other in the birth  canal, work at the same call centre Frances Lewis did and form the  unusual  looking  "cone head"  appearance:  it is  fantastic when contrasted with  other call centres  in  a  newborn,  but  the  work  remains  casual.  Last  year  I  was  told  that  I'd  be working  on an  ongoing  project,  and budgeted  when  delivered in a vaginal, delivery accordingly -  a fortnight  later,  only a month  before  Christmas,  the occipital  bone  articulates, my  shifts were  cancelled  with less  than a days  notice and  I wasn't  given another  shift  until late February! With the atlas  near the foramen  magnum I  had to live  off the  savings I had  put away for  specialist appointments  and an upcoming  surgery. The atlas  articulates with  the occipital  condyle superiorly and the axis  inferiorly. This occurred  despite having  completed  two degrees  from  the University  of Melbourne,  in an  industry deemed  lacking in  spinal cord "skills shortage" by the Federal Govt. passes  through the  foramen  magnum. I have applied for in excess of one hundred permanent positions in the past three months for the central nervous system (CNS) and didn't even receive a single articulation of the neck mass email saying the position had been filled: flexion, extension, (nodding yes), androtation (shaking head no).

 

 

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5.5 bathrooms, private master
wing with a study
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Recreational lower
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rumpus room, home theatre
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lawn, heated pool
Four car automatic garaging
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you look straight up
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Amelia Dale lives in Sydney. She is the 'author' of Metadata (SOd), Tractosaur (Troll Thread) and Grumpy Cat 2 Reads Sanditon Chapter 2 (Gauss Pdf). She is poetry reviews editor of Southerly, and is currently editing a series of experimental pdf chapbooks with SOd Press. She lectures in eighteenth-century literature at the University of Sydney.