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Lying is done with words and also with silence. —Adrienne Rich As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son. —Adrienne Rich Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events. —Adrienne Rich How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons. —Adrienne Rich The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet. —Adrienne Rich

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The mind’s passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell. —Adrienne Rich The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown. —Adrienne Rich The moment of change is the only poem. —Adrienne Rich There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrelated to questions of power and privilege or the artist’s relation to bread and blood. In this view, the channel of art can only become clogged and misdirected by the artist’s concern with merely temporary and local disturbances. The song is higher than the struggle. —Adrienne Rich They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide…? —Adrienne Rich