Muriel Rukeyser (December 15, 1913 - February 12, 1980) was an American poet and political activist. In regard to her personal life, she was born the older of two siblings, in New York City. She was fairly private about her sexual identity.
I think there is a choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice.