Anne Hecht Poems

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Anne Hecht
Nothing is known about the life of Anne Hecht, except that she appears well educated and not to have married, perhaps for reasons she may allude to in her verse advice, particularly in its breath-taking last line, which speaks to women's daily life in 18th-century North America. Biographical information Given name: Anne Family name: Hecht Floruit: 1786

advice to mrs. mowat
Dear Hetty --
Since the single state
You've left to choose yourself... [read poem]
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