as a three-year poetry project completed in 2017 and still shared as programming of readings in schools, colleges, historical societies, retirement homes, libraries, art galleries, and cultural centers, the labors of our fingertips: poems from manufacturing history of berks county is deeply rooted in the preservation of stories which might otherwise be lost. funded in part by state arts grant funding from the pennsylvania council on the arts, the three volumes from this effort involve 75 poems in total and honor the identities, work ethics, and lives of seniors who are so integral to the fabric of our nation.
volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the labors of our fingertips: poems from manufacturing history of berks county are $20 each including tax. for discounted pricing for two or all three volumes in paying by cash or check, please get in touch to place an order. paying by credit card is also optional in donating to the project’s gofundme campaign.