A few poems about work and labor:
"You spent so many years trying
the end of the day, the close of the shop,
when the work goes back in the box...."
--"Work" by Saskia Hamilton
"Pangur Bán and I at
Adepts, equals, cat and clerk:
His whole instinct is to hunt,
Mine to free the meaning pent...."
--"Pangur Ban" trans. by Seamus Heaney
"The war continues working, day and night.
It inspires tyrants
to deliver long speeches
awards medals to generals
and themes to poets..."
--"The War Works Hard" by Dunya Mikhail
....and one for SKGR:
--"You Begin" by Margaret Atwood
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