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Quotation by Marge Piercy
This is the 184th Demonstration. ... What we do is not beautiful hurts no one makes no one desperate we do not break the panes of safety glass stretching between people on the street and the deaths they hire.
Marge Piercy (b. 1936), U.S. poet, novelist, and political activist. "The 184th Demonstration," lines 1, 27-31 (1968).
On the countless demonstrations mounted to protest the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War; Piercy was a prominent activist in the antiwar movement.
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