Who is Margaret AtwoodWebsitemargaretatwood.caMargaret Eleanor Atwood[a] (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental activist. She is known for her works of speculative fiction and a number of adaptations have been made of her work. She has published seventeen books of poetry, sixteen novels, ten books of nonfiction, eight collections of short fiction, eight children's books, and one graphic novel, as well as a number of small press editions of poetry and fiction. Atwood is also the inventor and developer of the LongPen, and associated technologies, which facilitates the remote robotic writing of documents.
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Margaret Atwood Poems
- A Sad Child
You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
Go see a shrink or take a pill,
or hug your sadness like an eyeless doll...
- The Moment
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
you stand in the centre of your room,
house, half-acre, square mile, island, country,...
- You Fit Into Me
You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
a fish hook...
- Helen Of Troy Does Countertop Dancing
The world is full of women
who'd tell me I should be ashamed of myself
if they had the chance. Quit dancing.
Get some self-respect...
All those times I was bored
out of my mind. Holding the log
while he sawed it. Holding
the string while he measured, boards,...
Top 10 most used topics by Margaret AtwoodBody 12 Time 10 House 7 Head 6 Long 6 Light 6 Water 6 Remember 5 Mouth 5 Red 5
Margaret Atwood Quotes
- We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
- Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.