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A Queer and Brown Reading of Virginia Woolf

A friend once chided me that for the amount of time I spend reading, it’s a shame that I didn’t know much about classics. So there I was, struggling with Virginia Woolf, trying hard to connect to the text. 604 more words

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Muse if You Must: The Power of Women's Poetry

For women, then, poetry is not luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action.

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Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small....

Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead. – Cherrie Moraga http://dlvr.it/KL5nrp

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