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When the poet and educator Lucille Clifton died in 2010 at the age of seventy-three, she not only left behindvolumes of lauded poetry and prose but al...
I don't know that one can sum up the dumb fury of a hurricane better than American poet William Carlos Williams once did. His short poem "The Hurricane" gleaned a simple message from a massive storm.
Clifton's poems are accessible and unpretentious, short and sparse, eschewing capitalization and, often, punctuation. They also speak volumes.
Former state poet laureate Lucille Clifton, a National Book Award winner whose work was lauded for its "moral quality," died Saturday at Johns Hopkins...
I humbly offer a brief selection of classic and contemporary poems that explore and celebrate the rich tradition of African-American poetry.
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