Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Maxine Kumin
(1925-____) born on
Jun 6
US "poet, novelist, essayist".

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F
Cherish your wilderness.

R
To write about the monstrous sense of alienation the poet feels in this culture of polarized hatreds is a way of staying sane.
A
"We are, each of us, our own prisoner. We are locked up in our own story."
N
Everything pays for growing tame.
K
"With the poem, I reach out to an audience equally at odds with official policy, and I celebrate our mutual humanness in an inhuman world."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""You Are in Bear Country," "The Long Approach," 1985."
R: ""A Way of Staying Sane," in "Cries of the Spirit," ed. Marilyn Sewell, 1991."
A: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
N: ""You Are in Bear Country," "The Long Approach," 1985."
K: ""A Way of Staying Sane," in "Cries of the Spirit," ed. Marilyn Sewell, 1991."


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