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    Popular culture entered my life as Shirley Temple, who was exactly my age and wrote a letter in the newspapers telling how her mother fixed spinach for her, with lots of butter.... I was impressed by Shirley Temple as a little girl my age who had power: she could write a piece for the newspapers and have it printed in her own handwriting.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    My husband sings Baa Baa black sheep and we pretend
    that all’s certain and good, that the marriage won’t end.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Popular culture entered my life as Shirley Temple, who was exactly my age and wrote a letter in the newspapers telling how her mother fixed spinach for her, with lots of butter.... I was impressed by Shirley Temple as a little girl my age who had power: she could write a piece for the newspapers and have it printed in her own handwriting.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    But what we gain’d in Skill we lost in Strength.
    Our Builders were with Want of Genius curst;
    The second Temple was not like the first;
    Till you, the best Vitruvius, come at length,
    Our Beauties equal, but excel our Strength.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)