Marge Piercy, poet and novelist, reads her poems at Goddard College, Plainfield, VT and talks about poetry. She authored the novels Small Changes and Woman on the Edge of Time, and several books of poetry, including To Be of Use, and Living in the Open. Poems read: Vulture, To Be of Use, Concerning the Mathematician, The Token Woman, Seedlings in the Mail, The Friend, Living in the Open, The Market Economy, Gracious Goodness, Rape Poem, The Love of Lettuce, To the Pay Toilet, Rough Times. After edit white leader are three poems: The Root Canal, The Consumer, Phyllis Wounded.
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