Category Archives: Pinsky (Robert)

Tennis: Understand Your Desire to Win

Robert Pinsky has written a tennis poem that dispenses useful advice.

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The Triangle Fire and the Face of Labor

Suddenly everyone is interested in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, and not only because tomorrow is the tragedy’s 100th anniversary. As the Wisconsin state legislature rolls back the collective bargaining rights of public sector workers, questions of worker protection are once again in headlines. The best poem I know that mentions the fire is “Shirt,” […]

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