The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
Adrienne Rich

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Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.

It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.

False history gets made all day, any day, the truth of the new is never on the news.

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

Life on the planet is born of woman.

About Adrienne Rich

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

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