Muriel Rukeyser, from "To Be a Jew in the Twentieth Century," Beast in View (New York: Doubleday, Doran and co., 1944).
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But the accepting wish, The whole and fertile spirit as guarantee For every human freedom, suffering to be free, Daring to live for the impossible.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What is the impossible the author dares us to live?

2. What about this text relates to its title?

3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?

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Time Period: Contemporary (The Yom Kippur War until the present-day)