It is the responsibility of society to let the poet be a poet It is the responsibility of the poet to be a woman.
1992 Begin Again: New and Collected Poems,'Responsibility'.
The Little Disturbances of Man.Grace Ne E Goodside Paley
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute.Grace Ne E Goodside Paley
Literature, fiction, poetry, whatever, makes justice in the world.That'swhy it almost alwayshastobe onthesideof the underdog.Grace Ne E Goodside Paley
All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad, or peculiar.Grace Ne E Goodside Paley
No metaphor reinvents the job of the nurture of children except to muddy or mock. PalmerstonGrace Ne E Goodside Paley
Poets! Madness is a gift god-given (though not to me).Grace Ne E Goodside Paley
It is the responsibility of the poet to be lazy to hang out and prophesy.Grace Ne E Goodside Paley