Prose Selections

I can’t write a poem to manipulate you; it will not succeed. Perhaps you have read such poems and decided you don’t care for poetry; something turned you away. I can’t write a poem from dishonest motives; it will betray its shoddy provenance, like an ill-made tool, a scissors, a drill, it will not serve…

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Schlesinger Library

▸ Radcliffe College’s Arthur & Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America The Schlesinger Library is home to the papers of Adrienne Rich.  In addition, Rich donated some papers to the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City; other correspondence, including drafts of poems and criticism, can also be found in libraries housing the…

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