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)
“Does frightening women make you proud? Or is pride something monsters dont understand?”
—Louis Vittes, and Gene Fowler, Jr.. Marge (Gloria Talbott)
“A new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces
More commonly its modeled of baling wire and acne.
More commonly it wheezes and tips over.”
—Marge Piercy (b. 1936)