These young women are determinded to have children as a part of a fulfilled life and to do original work as well. I admire them wholeheartedly. But I am always up against my own hard view that it is next to impossible to lead a fulfilled life as a human being and do original work of the highest caliber, if one is a woman.
And, in response to hearing that some former students who were then mothers were writing poetry: "The news made me happy. It also made me aware once more of how rarely a women is able to continue to create after she marries and has children."