Sunday, November 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

What would happen if one woman told the truth about
her life?
The world would split open
~ Muriel Rukeyser

Quoted from Muriel Rukeyser, "Kathe Kollwitz" in The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006), page 460, et seq.

Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), American Poet, Translator, Playwright, Biographer, Children's Book Author, Political Activist

Profiles of Muriel Rukeyser at Jewish Women's Archive and Poetry Foundation

Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945), German Printmaker and Sculptor

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