I need to get back to work, but saw this and did not want to wait to post:

Huffington Post: Adrienne Rich: Writing as Social Practice
The New York Times: A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism

The New York Daily News: Adrienne Rich, feminist poet and essayist, dead at 82
The Poetry Foundation’s bio of Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich, 1929-2012
Thank you for your strength, your poetry, your vision. You made the world a better place for us all.
As my mother said: a profound passing.