Thank You, Ladies
Entry for 2017-10-05


Thanks to the ladies garment workers:
Thanks for the hem, thanks for the pleat,
Thanks for keeping the collar neat.
Thanks for washable, wrinkle-free
miracle fabrics in my coat.
Thanks, Inspector 73,
for your small but reassuring note.
Thanks to the ladies garment workers:
Thanks for the stitches in my cuff;
Thanks for the pins in my new shirt,
Thanks for the pins in my new shirt,
Thanks for the pins in my new shirt.
Ladies, ladies... enough, enough