Industrial Worker Book Reveiw: 8 Hours to Work, 8 Hours to Sleep, 8 Hours to Read

Steve Davenport

Hartford, Illinois

By Steve Davenport

Hartford, Illinois

In the one tattooed on my right forearm, your father's
father, my father, born 1930, rides a blue…

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Paul Ruffin

Knowing a Woman

By Paul Ruffin

When you have really loved a woman,
you come to know how little you know that woman.
It is what you do not know about her,
this…


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Paul Ruffin

The Witness

By Paul Ruffin

When Miz Sarah Maye, eighty if a day,
witnessed a wild assault upon a sow,
a judge summoned her to report
on what she’d seen of…


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Gerald Stern

Died in the Mills

By Gerald Stern

Then, fifty dollars for a Hungarian
say a black dress to go to the funeral
and shoes with soles for the three oldest, that leaves



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Eric Miles WilliamsonA Night of the Longknives

By Eric Miles Williamson

What I've been hearing from literary types is a lot of whining. Literary authors published by small presses piss and moan about being underpublished (and we know who they are), victims of some vast…

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