• I began to write poetry again in 1975, when I fell in love with another woman. I returned to poetry not because I had “become a lesbian”—but because I had returned to my own body after years of alienation. The sensual details of life are the raw materials of a poet—and with that falling-in-love I was able to return to living fully in my own fleshly self.

    "Minnie Bruce Pratt: Feminist Poet Describes Call To Action, Struggle To Write" By Minnie Bruce Pratt, December 16, 2011.