Category Archives: Levine (Philip)

Standing in a Long Unemployment Line

Poet Philip Levine knows what it is to stand in a long line looking for work.

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Laureate Philip Levine, Working Class Poet

Raised in Michigan and once a factory worker, Philip Levine, our new poet laureate, often writes about rustbelt desolation, as he does in “An Abandoned Factory, Detroit.”

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