16 May 1929 – 27 March 2012
Diving Into The Wreck
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
For The Dead
The mother's battle for her childwith sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human lifeneeds 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.
30 Sep 2018 06:24
Could any friend help me find Adrienne Rich's poem entitled Negotiation? Many thanks.
01 Jun 2018 08:02
Unable to Comment-Cannot Print-Out Poems
Margaret O Driscoll
23 May 2015 04:23
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers, a masterpiece!