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Feast from a Worker's Lunch Pail on a Hot Summer's Day
Robert Sonkowsky

Pita around beef,
     garlic pickles, and mustard.
Cold bottle of beer.

Waverly Songs II: Time, Timing, Change (iUniverse, 2013).
Used here with the author’s permission.


Robert Sonkowsky (1931 - 2014) was a poet, freelance actor, and classics & theater professor emeritus.  He wrote and performed poetry beginning in the second grade, when his creative teacher, Miss Malarkey, had her pupils use words from the spelling lists in poems and stories and read them aloud to the class.  Robert published two books of poetry and numerous individual poems in online and print publications. He regularly recited before the North Oaks, Minnesota Poets and Writers group.  Learn more about him here.


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Way to go.
Posted 01/03/2014 07:39 AM
Delicious piece!
Posted 07/16/2013 08:39 AM
Posted 07/16/2013 08:27 AM

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