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There’s so much to be said about Lucille Clifton. She is such a dynamic force and literary titan. That poem, for me, spoke to the demand. Reading their work allowed me to find my voice and feel.

"Poetry is not my life," she told the Christian Science Monitor in 1988. "My life is my life." Thelma Lucille. Clifton, died in 2000, and a son, Channing Clifton, died in 2004. "When I get to where.

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In honor of this month of literary freedom, my picks for. the deep waters of Lucille Clifton, Audre Lorde and Yusef Komunyakaa. Make April count. Add your favorite poets to the list in the comments.

Less a movement really and more like a frame of reference, the poetry of poise is represented by poems that exhibit classical bearing. the insistence on artifice in the face of discrimination of.

I mean, my mother used to read to me a lot of Nikki Giovanni. She used to read to me a lot of Lucille Clifton. You know, I got poems that jumped off the page. You know, my mom would come into my room.

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especially a poet like Lucille Clifton who managed to write so many moving and politically relevant poems all while raising six children. “Get back to work” became my mantra. I don’t know that having.

DARK HARBOR A Poem. By Mark Strand. 51 pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $19. THE BOOK OF LIGHT By Lucille. Clifton finds beauty in actual people and places. In "thel" (uncapitalized, like the other.

Once, on a panel, the great American poet, Lucille Clifton. I asked my students to excavate something of their own (personal, familial, cultural). Here is Paul Tran’s powerful poem, one that fully.

Marvell To His Coy Mistress Poem This week I have been able to act out another of the most famous poems in the English language, Andrew

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Nearly every piece is striking. What makes the poems resonant as a group, however, is the seamless weaving of voices, from contemporary masters such as Galway Kinnell, Donald Hall and Lucille Clifton.

One of my favorite poets is Countee Cullen, and he only wrote in tight form. But it’s powerful stuff. It hits you, every single one. And I think of Lucille Clifton who wrote these really short poems.

Then I came across a black-and-white photo on Instagram of a stately yet solemn-looking Black woman who lived during the 19th century that made me stop scrolling through my feed. she uses a.

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When my sister and I were little. That I’m the one I came to the poem with and the only one who will still walk away by the end of it. Find her: On Twitter. Who she is: Lucille Clifton is a black.

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It also has been held in the past by his colleague Lucille Clifton before she came to. and reading poetry as a way of enriching my life.’" Selected works: A Lovers’s Eye, In the Men’s Room and.

The actor is featured on a page dedicated to National Poetry Month, offering brief asides on works by Galway Kinnell, Lucille Clifton, Thomas Lux and. heart," of which he said, "This poem vibrates.

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("Staying at Grandma’s"). I like James Wright’s sonnet "My Grandmother’s Ghost"; Adrienne Rich’s poem of foremothers, "Grandmothers"; Philip Levine’s "Zaydee"; Lucille Clifton’s "Daughters" ("woman, i.

Here’s Lucille Clifton’s poem, Homage To My Hips: That was a celebratory poem; this is a beautifully sad one, from Fatimah Asghar, who writes about the loss of her mother in, Kul. It’s from her book.

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The actor is featured on a page dedicated to National Poetry Month in the O, The Oprah Magazine, besides American literary giants such as Galway Kinnell, Lucille Clifton and. “This poem vibrates.

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