The problem with that, of course, is that no one can possibly remember where they posted everything. Having already once been caught out for theft of an Erica Jong poem, she removed the pirated work.
But she forgot something - or assumed the smoke had blown over and reposted it.
From her MySpace page, dated June, 2009:
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Monday, June 08, 2009
THE SIN OF BEING A WITCH - rochelle moore author WITCH AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=28... (Note: article pulled from her Associated Content library & her many Facebook pages the first time the plagiarism was discovered.)
ANONYMOUS POEM FROM THE 16TH CENTURY For all those who died-stripped naked, shaved, shorn. For all those who screamed in vain to the Great Goddess, Only to have their tongues ripped out by the root. For those who were pricked, racked ,broken on the wheel for the sins of their inquisitors. For all those whose beauty stirred the... "
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THE ORIGINAL (and undisputed author) - from Erica Jongs website:
*For All Those Who Died
For all those who died-
stripped naked, shaved, shorn.
For all those who screamed
in vain to the Great Goddess
only to have their tongues
ripped out at the root.
For all those who were pricked, racked, broken on the wheel
for the sins of their Inquisitors.
For all those whose beauty
stirred their torturers to fury;
& for all those whose ugliness did the same."
(..Erica's poem continues here)
*Copyright ©1997-2009 Erica Mann Jong
Stunning hubris. Does anyone know if this 'anonymous 16th century poem' appears in Moore's Witch book?