Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Poem by Joy Katz

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March 14, 2017


Joy Katz

About This Poem


"I wanted to write for my neighbor Miriam, an OB-GYN. All day she does her job and I do mine. She says it makes her happy that I'm a poet. What is my labor? Maybe being a poet; her thinking I'm over here doing whatever it is I do, is itself the gift. I don't know."
—Joy Katz


Joy Katz is the author of All You Do Is Perceive (Four Way Books, 2013). She teaches in the Madwomen in the Attic workshops at Carlow University and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Photo credit: Star Black


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All You Do Is Perceive

(Four Way Books, 2013) 

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