Rose Pastor Stokes
Rose Harriet Pastor Stokes (1879–1933) was an American socialist activist, writer, birth control advocate, and feminist. She was active in labor politics and women's issues, and was a founding member of the Communist Party of America in 1919. She was a figure of some public notoriety for having married millionaire socialist J.G. Phelps Stokes, a member of elite New York society and acquaintance of President Woodrow Wilson.
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“And all shall be well and
All manner of thing shall be well
When the tongues of flame are in-folded
Into the crowned knot of fire
And the fire and the rose are one.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“Some pray to marry the man they love,
My prayer will somewhat vary;
I humbly pray to Heaven above
That I love the man I marry.”
—Rose Pastor Stokes (18791933)