Adrienne Rich

Rookie (16 May 1929 – 27 March 2012 / Baltimore, Maryland)

My Mouth Hovers Across Your Breasts



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Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Thursday, March 29, 2012

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  • Rookie Amanda Hugankiss (9/25/2008 7:59:00 AM)

    I r8 h8 ahdriemhe reech's poems cos they are all laik abouf lesbianisms. And I ain't no lesbianism.... You shlags (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Christian Skelton (5/17/2005 8:49:00 PM)

    Adrienne Rich is one of my favorite poets. I admire her for many things, not just her poetry.
    I find her poetry of the late 60's and early 70's to be full of power and presence, wonderfully
    wrought, and revolutionary in words and grammar manipulations. I was a convert to her work
    very early. I loved her flair for the revolution of her soul in words, her wonderful words.
    I didn't like this poem; too simple-and besides I think the sort of confessional poetry that calls
    for overt self exposure in intimate areas is unnecessary and ultimately vain. Wow, a love-making session. Not interested. Hackneyed.
    CBS (Report) Reply

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