Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy (born March 31, 1936) is an American poet, novelist, and social activist. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Gone to Soldiers, a sweeping historical novel set during World War II.

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Famous quotes by marge piercy:

    Only when we break the mirror and climb into our vision,
    only when we are the wind together streaming and singing,
    only in the dream we become with our bones for spears,
    we are real at last
    and wake.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)

    I have no connections here; only gusty collisions,
    rootless seedlings forced into bloom, that collapse.
    ...
    I am the Visiting Poet: a real unicorn,
    a wind-up plush dodo, a wax museum of the Movement.
    People want to push the buttons and see me glow.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)

    We are trying to live
    as if we were an experiment
    conducted by the future
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)

    This nation is founded on blood like a city on swamps
    yet its dream has been beautiful and sometimes just
    that now grows brutal and heavy as a burned out star.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)

    This life is a war we are not yet
    winning for our daughters’ children.
    Don’t do your enemies’ work for them.
    Finish your own.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)