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Read a Sample Poem: Gleaners

her partner regards her / attempts at harvesting / as one step closer to / diving into dumpsters / for second-hand / sustenance, the apples / my friend rescues / from the city sidewalk / where her neighbor’s / crop goes ungathered / are lumpy & rough / not worth a cent / by any market / standard, even in / another land, / fodder offered / up to pigs / & dogs; / this offering / she yields: / to pare away the rind / to such crisp / sweetening / beneath