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Working For the State

Ariel 1967 (California)



Keeping job requires
new skills today - balancing
the State on her back.

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Published in Gold Man Review 2012. A haiku written about the State Employees; furloughs.

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Written on April 04, 2011

Submitted by Ariel on September 19, 2021

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Ariel

Ariel is a full-time Pacific Northwest poet, often participating at Oregon Open Mics events. She has been published in Gold Man Review, AIM, The Widow’s Handbook, and most recently in Terra Incognita, On The Platform Waiting and Free From Monsters. Ariel often collaborates in many Willamette Valley poetry/art projects and is a member of Oregon Poetry Association, Mid-Valley Poets Association, Willamette Writers and Poet. Her website is poetariel.net. more…

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