working class

“All That Remains”: Dignity Without Bitterness

by Scott Thomas Reviews & Interviews
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Fanelli writes about fates that he himself has escaped, but he is unwilling to turn his back, to say: “I’m out of here. You’re on your own.”

Notes from A White Working Class That No Longer Exists (or what I have learned while being in the higher realms)

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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I thought since I had to witness a whole bunch of snotty poets dissect the working class poets (or lack thereof) on a thread today, I’d have some fun and brand them as they brand folks like me.

The Old Rocker

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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It was the sort of chair working class people purchased on the way up along with the upright spinet to prove they were no longer poor.

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