What Work Is – John Gilgun

Work is letting someone
pound your thumb
with a hammer
because it feels so good when they stop.

Only they don’t
stop.

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John Gilgun is the author of Everything That Has Been Shall Be Again: The Reincarnation Fables of John Gilgun (Bieler Press, 1981), Music I Never Dreamed Of (Amethyst, 1989), The Dooley Poems (Robin Price, 1991), From the Inside Out (Three Phase, 1991), Your Buddy Misses YouThere Is A Tomorrow: A Collection of Dialogues in Prose and Poetry (FIERCE Concepts Publications, 2007). (Three Phase, 1995), and, with Warren Norgaard, There is a Tomorrow: A Collection of Dialogues in Prose and Poetry.

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