Jewish Women on the Map - Muriel Rukeyser plaque outside the New York Public Library
This plaque is located on a footpath outside the New York Public Library. The quote by poet Muriel Rukeyser reads: "The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." It is taken from her work "The Speed of Darkness."
Muriel Rukeyser was a challenging poet whose work mixed together radical politics and a spiritual quest. Learn more about her in This Week in History and Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia.
Photo by Paull Young.