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Quotation by Adrienne Rich
This luxury of the precocious child, Time's precious chronic invalid,— would we, darlings, resign it if we could? Our blight has been our sinecure: mere talent was enough for us— glitter in fragments and rough drafts.
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law (l. 88–93). . .
Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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