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Poet's Work

   advised me:
      Learn a trade

I learned
   to sit at desk
      and condense

No layoffs
   from this


From Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works by Lorine Niedecker, © 2002 The Regents of the University of California, University of California Press.


Lorine Niedecker

Born on May 12, 1903, Lorine Niedecker's poetry has often been placed in the Imagist and Objectivist movements.

Date Published: 2002-01-01

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