Gertrude Stein 3 February 1874 – 27 July 1946

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What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Originally published with the vocal score as the libretto for the opera by Virgil Thomson, Music Press (1947). The Mother of Us All, Last Operas and Plays, Rinehart (1949).
It is always a mistake to be plain-spoken.
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1923). "As Eighty," Bee Time Vine, Yale University Press (1953).
Do you know because I tell you so, or do you know, do you know.
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. The Mother Of Us All, Last Operas and Plays, Rinehart (1949). Originally published with the vocal score as the libretto for the opera by Virgil Thomson, Music Press (1947).

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maybe I may be ignorant of poetry, but in those poems I read, nothing has seemed to create emotion, and to convey to the reader any important social message that precedes him in life...
this is an amazing person as well as poet
Will your to getting me poems for a sarah
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