Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy is an American writer born in 1936. Her works include He, She and It as well as Gone to Soldiers. The former won the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Often, her poetry explores feminist themes and social issues. Read more of Marge Piercy’s Biography.

Barbie Doll

by Marge Piercy

‘Barbie Doll’ by Marge Piercy was inspired by the traditional girl’s toy, the Barbie Doll. It explores themes of feminism and expectations.

The cat’s song

by Marge Piercy

‘The cat’s song’ by Marge Piercy describes the way that a cat interacts, questions, and regards his owner as the two live together.

To have without holding 

by Marge Piercy

‘To have without holding’ by Marge Piercy tells of a different way of loving that will take one high, and  is without malice or angry moments. 

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