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"I have no connections here; only gusty collisions,
rootless seedlings forced into bloom, that collapse.
I am the Visiting Poet: a real unicorn,
a wind-up plush dodo, a wax museum of the Movement.
People want to push the buttons and see me glow."

Marge Piercy
(b. 1936),
U.S. poet, novelist, and political activist.
“Three Weeks in a State of Loneliness,”