Muriel Rukeyser December 15, 1913 – February 12, 1980

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Our poems will have failed if our readers are not brought by them beyond the poems.
Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), U.S. poet. The Life of Poetry, ch. 5 (1949).
If there were no poetry on any day in the world, poetry would be invented that day. For there would be an intolerable hunger.
Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), U.S. poet. The Life of Poetry, ch. 10 (1949).
Exchange is creation.
Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), U.S. poet. The Life of Poetry, ch. 11 (1949).

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