By Aaron B. Jackson
Blue Collar Body Worn Away Repeatedly
Battered Back Swollen Joints Strained Muscles Aches Creaks Marking countless
Steps Knees Bending Torso Twisting Gaining Momentum rising From One Class To Another
Aaron B. Jackson is a poet and writer also known as Middlepoet. His poems have appeared in multiple publications and anthologies including The Bark Magazine, San Francisco Peace And Hope, Like One: Poems for Boston andScripting Change: Seeing Past Sickness. His poetry has been exhibited in Finland’s Pori Art Museum, he is the 2005-2006 Poet Laureate of Jersey City, NJ and has twice been the recipient of grants from the Puffin Foundation. Currently he is the Director of Visual Merchandising for the Strand Book Store. For more information please visit middlepoet.com.