Monthly Archives: March 2012

Adrienne Rich—what death leaves us missing

There are people we presume will always be there.  This is something we seldom examine or think about; it just is.  This morning when I picked up the paper and found those book-ended dates by Adrienne Rich’s name (1929-2012), my … Continue reading

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Motherhood, divorce, public vitriol—(don’t) tell us more

There was much bustle over in the UK last month, in the pages of The Guardian, in particular, with Telegraph readers jumping in too, about the release of Rachel Cusk’s new memoir, Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation, which was excerpted … Continue reading

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