Poetry: Poet's Work by Lorine Niedecker



Poet's Work
by Lorine Niedecker


Grandfather
    advised me:
            Learn a trade

I learned
    to sit at desk
           and condense

No layoff
    from this
          condensery

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Listen to my reading of "Poet's Work" below:


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