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Labor Day?


They that labor
sleep low upon the

whilst they that labor
very least
batten high upon
the feast


Who invented
a ‘labor day’
mock that

who know not
any holiday
huddled neath
the underpass


All social life
is paradox
most edicts
a lie

it is how the Unjust
keep the peace
so we never
question why

[©R.Kanth 2023]


Professor Rajani Kanth, is Author of Coda (A Novel), A Day in the Life (Novel), Expiations (Verse), and Farewell to Modernism (Political Economy Tract).

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