Work

The Telephonist by Susan Yuzna
I had my order. Not of the choirs
Personals by C. D. Wright
Some nights I sleep with my dress on. My teeth
Hay for the Horses by Gary Snyder
He had driven half the night
Coming Close by Philip Levine
Take this quiet woman, she has been
Po' Boy Blues by Langston Hughes
When I was home de
Blues by Elizabeth Alexander
I am lazy, the laziest
i am witness to the threshing of the grain by John Hoffman
i am witness to the threshing of the grain
Odd Jobs by Jericho Brown
I spent what light Saturday sent sweating
The Whistle by Yusef Komunyakaa
The seven o'clock whistle
The Debt by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is the debt I pay
Testament by Carl Sandburg
I give the undertakers permission to haul my body
The Unknown Citizen by W. H. Auden
He was found by the Bureau of Statistics to be
The Orange Bears by Kenneth Patchen
The Orange bears with soft friendly eyes
The World Is Too Much With Us by William Wordsworth
The world is too much with us; late and soon,
A Situation for Mrs. Biswas by Prageeta Sharma
When I received the call I was in a store in Missoula, Montana
One of the Monkeys by Nicholas Johnson
I'm one of the monkeys they've got typing
On Quitting by Edgar Guest
How much grit do you think you've got
The Dance by Humberto Ak'Abal
All of us dance
Vocation by Sandra Beasley
For six months I dealt Baccarat in a casino
Song of Myself by John Canaday
I am a stubborn ox dreaming
I am the People, the Mob by Carl Sandburg
I am the people--the mob--the crowd--the mass.
The Eternal City by Jim Simmerman
Sometimes I picture your face on money
Thinking of Work by James Shea
A brief storm
Engines Within the Throne by Cathy Park Hong
We once worked as clerks
Song of the Shirt by Thomas Hood
With fingers weary and worn
Proximity by Randall Mann
Out of the fog comes a little white bus.