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Maureen Duffy
(1933-____) born on
Jan 00
English poet, writer. Her works include "That's How It Was" and "Illuminations."
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It's a perpetual wound.

I think basically I just think I want everyone and don't really want anybody.
Love is the only effective counter to death.
All reduction of people to objects, all imposition of labels and patterns to which they must conform, all segregation can lead only to destruction.
We all have to rise in the end, not just one or two who were smart enough, had will enough for their own salvation, but all the halt, the maimed and the blind of us which is most of us.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Wounds," 1969.
R: "Love Child," 1971.
A: "Wounds," 1969.
N: "Rites," 1969.
K: "The Microcosm," 1966.

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