Quotes by Adrienne Rich

In the middle-class United States, a veneer of "alternative lifestyles" disguises the reality that, here as everywhere, women's ap parent "c ...

Adrienne Rich abortion

Last night you wrote on the wall: Revolution is poetry.Today you needn't write; the wall has tumbled down. ...

Adrienne Rich revolution poetry poets

The decision to feed the worldis the real decision. No revolution has chosen it. For that choice requiresthat women shall be free. ...

Adrienne Rich hunger liberation of women

We had to take the world as it was given:The nursemaid sitting passive in the park Was rarely by a changeling prince accosted,The mornings h ...

Adrienne Rich reality realism monotony

It is the lesbian in us who is creative, for the dutiful daughter of the fathers in us is only a hack. ...

Adrienne Rich creativity lesbianism

One line typed twenty years agocan be blazed on a wall in spraypaint to glorify art as detachmentor torture of those wedid not love but also ...

Adrienne Rich art cruelty oppression

I want to show her one poemwhich is the poem of my life. But I hesitate,and wake. ...

Adrienne Rich poetry poets

Thus wrotea woman, partly brave and partly good, who fought with what she partly understood.Few men about her would or could do more,hence s ...

Adrienne Rich women writers and writing stereotype

the pull of gravity, which is not simplewhich carries the feathered grass a long way down the upbreathingair. ...

Adrienne Rich poetry poets

She had thought the studio would keep itself;no dust upon the furniture of love. Half heresy, to wish the taps less vocal,the panes relieved ...

Adrienne Rich love housekeeping

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