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Adrienne Rich

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There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.

— Adrienne Rich


Lying is done with words, and also with silence.

— Adrienne Rich

#lies #silence #words #honor

You must write, and read, as if your life depended on it.

— Adrienne Rich

#reading #life

I keep coming back to you in my head, but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons

— Adrienne Rich

#trust #rich

Poetry is the liquid voice that can wear through stone.

— Adrienne Rich


I don't trust them but I'm learning to use them.

— Adrienne Rich

#diving-into-the-wreck #trust #rich

No one has imagined us. We want to live like trees, sycamores blazing through the sulfuric air, dappled with scars, still exuberantly budding, our animal passion rooted in the city.

— Adrienne Rich

#love #poetry #dreams

I touch you knowing we weren't born tomorrow, and somehow, each of us will help the other live, and somewhere, each of us must help the other die.

— Adrienne Rich

#death-and-dying #love #poetry #death

No person, trying to take responsibility for her or his identity, should have to be so alone. There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep, and still be counted as warriors.

— Adrienne Rich

#growth #lonliness #love #struggle #support

Love, our subject: we've trained it like ivy to our walls.

— Adrienne Rich


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She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century" and was credited with bringing "the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award; he went on to write the introduction to the publiAdrienne Richd volume. "
Her first collection of poetry A Change of World was selected by the senior poet W.

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