The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.
Adrienne Rich

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The moment of change is the only poem.

A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.

Life on the planet is born of woman.

I keep coming back to you in my head, but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.

About Adrienne Rich

Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Born: May 16, 1929
Died: May 16, 1929

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