Grace Paley

(11 December 1922 – 22 August 2007 / Bronx, New York)

Grace Paley Quotes

  • ''The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.''
    Grace Paley (b. 1922), U.S. story writer, poet, and peace activist. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 1, by Mickey Pearlman (1993).
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Autumn

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What is sometimes called a
tongue of flame
or an arm extended burning
is only the long
red and orange branch of
a green maple
in early September reaching

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