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Subject: WELFARE
Matches Found: 6

CHEESE, by GERALD STERN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And those who live on government cheese and carry it
Subject(s): Welfare; Social Commentaries


CONGRATULATIONS!, by JOAN PAYNE KINCAID    Poem Source            
First Line: To all ex-welfare recipients you are
Last Line: A more noble use of monies for the poor
Subject(s): Welfare


FEEDING THE LIONS, by NORMAN JORDAN    Poem Source            
First Line: They come into %our neighborhood
Last Line: And get back %before dark
Subject(s): Social Protest; Social Workers; Welfare


POEMS FROM SUBWAY TO WORK: 3. FANTASY OF MY MOTHER ... ON WELFARE, by PETER ORLOVSKY    Poem Source            
First Line: When ever minnerbia gets on the subway
Last Line: Her teeth brush dream is the one she loves most
Subject(s): Subways; Welfare


SEXUAL PRIVACY OF WOMEN ON WELFARE, by PINKIE GORDON LANE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The aclu mountain states regional office came across a %welfare application
Last Line: Of a city street whose perspective %darkens with the morninglight? %document
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Privacy; Sex; Welfare


WATCH ME SWING, by MARTIN ESPADA    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was the fifth man hired
Last Line: Yelling, 'watch me swing, boss, %watch me swing'
Subject(s): Baseball; Hispanic Americans; Sports; Welfare