Top 100 Poems About: WORK


In this page, poems on / about “work” are listed.
  • 1.
    Woman Work

    I've got the children to tend
    The clothes to mend
    The floor to mop
    The food to shop read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 2.
    A Work Of Artifice

    The bonsai tree
    in the attractive pot
    could have grown eighty feet tall
    on the side of a mountain read more »

    Marge Piercy
  • 3.
    The Way Things Work

    is by admitting
    or opening away.
    This is the simplest form
    of current: Blue read more »

    Jorie Graham
  • 4.
    What Work Is

    We stand in the rain in a long line
    waiting at Ford Highland Park. For work.
    You know what work is—if you're
    old enough to read this you know what read more »

    Philip Levine
  • 5.
    Work

    Let me but do my work from day to day,
    In field or forest, at the desk or loom,
    In roaring market-place or tranquil room;
    Let me but find it in my heart to say, read more »

    Henry Van Dyke
  • 6.
    Work Without Hope

    All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair--
    The bees are stirring--birds are on the wing--
    And WINTER slumbering in the open air,
    Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring ! read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 7.
    Work Chapter Vii

    Then a ploughman said, "Speak to us of Work."

    And he answered, saying: read more »

    Khalil Gibran
  • 8.
    Domestic Work, 1937

    All week she's cleaned
    someone else's house,
    stared down her own face
    in the shine of copper-- read more »

    Natasha Trethewey
  • 9.
    On No Work Of Words

    On no work of words now for three lean months in the
    bloody
    Belly of the rich year and the big purse of my body
    I bitterly take to task my poverty and craft: read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 10.
    $ Work $

    Work is never easy
    to do or accomplish

    Yet many wish for it read more »

    Marvin Brato Sr
  • 11.
    Quiet Work

    One lesson, Nature, let me learn of thee,
    One lesson which in every wind is blown,
    One lesson of two duties kept at one
    Though the loud world proclaim their enmity-- read more »

    Matthew Arnold
  • 12.
    Spirit Whose Work Is Done


    SPIRIT whose work is done! spirit of dreadful hours!
    Ere, departing, fade from my eyes your forests of bayonets;
    Spirit of gloomiest fears and doubts, (yet onward ever unfaltering read more »

    Walt Whitman
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