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Heavy Work

Lita Kurth
Poetry for Labor Day: The working-class persists, survives, says California poet Lita Kurth; but it sure isn’t easy.


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Carrie Shipers Poet Lore
On this Labor Day weekend of grievous unemployment, poet Carrie Shipers shines a touch of irony on business-as-usual.



Robert Pinsky New Yorker
Labor Day Special: Former Poet Laureate of the United States Robert Pinsky reads his poem “Shirt,” among the great works of poetry about labor.
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