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Carol Dorf

He said, agreeing with his father, that jobs should move like a yoga master stretching through sun salutation, then catching a plane to another country. Outsource is nothing like the locavore bistro in search of the freshest ingredients. Outsource is the fungible waiting outside the supermarket, hands outstretched; but this is far from the one where he shops, far from downtown in a place where private security patrols illusion.
Radio City New York 1932, Steichen
Moments of light
and shadow. Windows
of the skyscraper define
vertical. The workers fade,
less substantial than place,
their caps a marker of time.
Most of the buildings
remain, monochome
markers of momentum.

Carol Dorf‘s writing has appeared in Occupy SF, Spillway, Qartsilluni, Sin Fronteras, The Mom Egg, Sentence, Hip Mama: The Parenting Zine, The Prose Poem Project, Unlikely Stories, Helix, In Posse Review, Poemeleon, Fringe, The Midway, A Cappella Zoo, Feminist Studies, Heresies and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor of Talking Writing.


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