Tag Archives: Marge Piercy

Connections, by Marge Piercy

Connections are made slowly, sometimes they grow underground. You cannot always tell by looking at what is happening More than half a tree is spread out in the soil under your feet. Penetrate quietly as the earthworm that blows no trumpet. Fight persistently as the creeper that brings down the tree. Spread like the squash […]

To Be of Use, By Marge Piercy

The people I love the best
jump into work head first
without dallying in the shallows
and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight.