Alison Luterman

(New England)

Alison Luterman Poems

1. Invisible Work 1/13/2003
2. On Not Flying To Hawaii 1/13/2003
3. Earthquakes 3/15/2012
4. Because Even the Word Obstacle is an Obstacle 3/15/2012
5. Sustain 3/15/2012
6. Looking for Work 3/15/2012
7. Sidewalk Story 3/15/2012

Invisible Work

Because no one could ever praise me enough,
because I don't mean these poems only
but the unseen
unbelievable effort it takes to live
the life that goes on between them,
I think all the time about invisible work.
About the young mother on Welfare
I interviewed years ago,
who said, "It's hard.

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