Judith Ortiz Cofer

 
“It takes a fierce devotion to defend your artistic space, and eternal vigilance over it, because the needs of others will grow like vines in your little plot and claim it back for the jungle.”
 
– Judith Ortiz Cofer

2 thoughts on “Judith Ortiz Cofer

  1. Dana

    I wonder what she means about needs of others — their artistic needs, as in an imposition of someone else’s artistic vision, or their needs or perceived needs in general, like the people who call to us and want us for other things, like doing the laundry.

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