Quotation by Adrienne Rich

False history gets made all day, any day,
the truth of the new is never on the news
False history gets written every day
...
the lesbian archaeologist watches herself
sifting her own life out from the shards she's piecing,
asking the clay all questions but her own.
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet, essayist, and lesbian feminist. "Turning the Wheel," section 2, lines 1-3 and 5-7 (1981).
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