Every 15th of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your voice to find the world. The next six weeks include: the Frontier Award for New Poets, Salt Hill, Penn Review, Cave Canem’s Chapbook Contest, Seneca Review, Rattle’s latest issue, & more.
By Kim Harvey
In the vein of Levine celebrating his blue-collar roots, for September we rounded up some terrific new poems honoring workers — bringing attention to labor of all kinds, including often forgotten or unsung labor done with little or no pay – like mothers, cider-pressers, trench-diggers, coal miners, Taco Bell drive-through workers, and poets.
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“(how much sense it made, how unending then) / the always unencumbered light”