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The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
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?
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
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.
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
We might possess every technological resource… but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative.