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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“Remember that every son had a mother
whose beloved son he was,
and every woman had a mother
whose beloved son she wasnt.”
—Marge Piercy (20th century)
“Loving feels lonely in a violent world,
irrelevant to people burning like last years weed
with bellies distended, with fish throats agape
and flesh melting down to glue.
We can no longer shut out the screaming
That leaks through the ventilation system ...”
—Marge Piercy (b. 1936)
“Does frightening women make you proud? Or is pride something monsters dont understand?”
—Louis Vittes, and Gene Fowler, Jr.. Marge (Gloria Talbott)