Natasha Trethewey


Domestic Work, 1937 - Poem by Natasha Trethewey

All week she's cleaned
someone else's house,
stared down her own face
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Comments about Domestic Work, 1937 by Natasha Trethewey

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/3/2017 1:54:00 PM)


    Her own face! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Barry Middleton (3/3/2017 11:35:00 AM)


    A great poem by the laureate which brings back memories of my own childhood and the limited options for African Americans of the old south. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (3/3/2017 3:30:00 AM)


    a well written poem of a persons weekly routine? showing how they took pride in what they did! (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (3/3/2017 1:01:00 AM)


    A black, and white portrait of the tme. Image filled, coffe not spilt.+++10

    Robert
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  • (3/3/2016 10:32:00 AM)


    Very moving poem...it makes.me think of appreciation for life. Good work on this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Margaret O Driscoll (2/24/2016 2:33:00 PM)


    I can just picture the woman from this piece! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (5/24/2013 1:26:00 AM)


    heart felt poem.. love it... top marks.. (Report) Reply

  • (12/16/2012 6:11:00 PM)


    Billy Collins Mime. Billy Collins mimicked the institutional; suburban. Where there is a lack of waste. Where the real has been washed down the drain. The hypereal art is drawn out in lackadaisical observation as an accepted mineralization of brain rust. The suburban landscape... go back to your Eisenhower 50s. Find the new symbolism to cure our psychosomatic lethargy, eh? (Report) Reply








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