Marge PiercyMarge Piercy is the author of seventeen novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time; eighteen volumes of poetry including The Hunger Moon and The Moon is Always Female, and a critically acclaimed memoir Sleeping with Cats. Born in center city Detroit, educated at the University of Michigan, the recipient of four honorary doctorates, she has been a key player in some of the major progressive battles of our time, including the anti-Vietnam war and the women's movement, and more recently an active participant in the resistance to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Into the garden at last

Finally spring has full come. Not shorts spring. Real earth spring. Almost all the perennials that survived this terrible winter have poked out of the earth. Later crocuses, scilla, lungwort, early daffodils, witch hazel are all in bloom. Woody planted spinach seeds and broccoli plants I started in February. I planted six kinds of lettuce, […]

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