Document 85B: Elayne DeLott, poem, "Barbara Brandt said," May 1965, Elaine DeLott Baker Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Introduction

   This poem is a stark observation of the difficulty of speaking freely as a white woman.

Barbara Brandt Said:

Barbara Brandt Said:
I want to write
the truth
that's why I can't
write every day

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