Roberta Buchanan born Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa May 18, 1937. Canadian poet and professor of English and Women’s Studies.
EARTH AIR FIRE WATER
Essential elements, natural sources, re-sources:
Extract, extort, exploit, rape, destroy, kill
Or reverence, worship, conserve the sacred grounds of being?
(St. John’s University Women’s Peace Conference, May 20, 1985)