Poetry

Lucille Clifton – Five of Our Favorite Poems

Tomorrow (February 13) marks the 10th anniversary of the death of poet Lucille Clifton …

We honor the occasion with five of our favorite poems by Lucille Clifton …

Lucille Clifton (June 27, 1936 – February 13, 2010) was an American poet, writer, and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979 to 1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. Clifton was a finalist twice for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. (via Wikipedia)

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Lucille Clifton

Found in the book
The Collected Poems of
Lucille Clifton 1965-2010

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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