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Audre Lorde

Do not remember me as disaster nor as the keeper of secrets I am a fellow rider in the cattle cars watching you move slowly out of my bed saying we cannot waste time only ourselves. — Audre Lorde, from “Movement Song,” The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde (W. W. Norton and Company Inc. 1997)… Continue reading Audre Lorde

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Muriel Rukeyser

something about desire something about murder something about my death something about madness something about light something of breaking open sing me to sleep and morning my dreams are all a waking — Muriel Rukeyser, from “Breaking Open,” The Collected Poems. (University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition May 10, 2006)

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