Adrienne Rich 16 May 1929 – 27 March 2012

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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 (20th century), U.S. author. Of Women Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution (1976).
... I am an instrument in the shape/of a woman trying to translate pulsations/into images for the relief of the body/and the reconstruction of the mind.
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet and feminist. "Planetarium," lines 42-45 (1968). Thinking of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848), an astronomer.
A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law (l. 26). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.

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Did Adrienne Rich write a poem that the first line start " Amanda Jane went into the rain" ... another sentence reads " She stepped in a puddle right up to her middle"
Did Adrienne Rich write a poem that the first line start " Amana Jane sent into the rain...
Did you write poem with the last lines of Smile Days, Sleep Nights, There is no reason why.
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