Beanery Online Literary Magazine

August 30, 2008

LABOR AND LABOR DAY

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
LABOR AND LABOR DAY
JOSEPH F. STIERHEIM

I asked two friends to define the word “Labor.” One simply said it had a negative connotation. The other gave a more complete definition. “Labor,” she said, “is something that one doesn’t like but has to do in order to make money and/or for survival.” My second question was harder to answer. “Then why,” I asked, “do we have (more…)