You know by now that poets can turn their eyes and pens to the ordinary as well as the sublime... but how many poems have you read about WORK? Keith Hansen brings us three of those today.
I'm a little jealous that Keith beat me to sharing "What Work Is" by Philip Levine. That one's a mysterious gem.
Clemens Starck "Slab on Grade"
Philip Levine "What Work Is"
Marge Piercy "To Be Of Use"
Episode 73: Teacher, Fisher, King
Episode 72: Bonus! ”The Smile”
Episode 71: Three More by Charles Wright
Episode 70: ”History is a Burning Chariot” by Charles Wright
Episode 69: Four Poems About Family by George Bilgere
Episode 68: In the Waiting Room
Episode 67: Lake, Mountain, Moon
Episode 66: Caterpillars & Geckos
Episode 65: ”Miracle On St. David’s Day”
Episode 64: Do Horses Love Us?
Episode 62: ”Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden
Episode 61: It Could Be Otherwise
Episode 60: Happy Valentine’s Day
Episode 59: Two Caged Birds
Episode 58: A Conversation: Wendell Berry’s Gentle Axe
Episode 57: Epiphany
Episode 56: Shepherd‘s Song
Episode 55: Two Poems on the Incarnation
Episode 54: Less Fretting, More Feasting
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