Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton

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A lively and timely biography of an African American poet and children's writer who also served as Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.Another poem from Next, a€œthe message of fred clifton, a€ also maintains the point of view of the deceased: a€œi rise. ... The lack of date suggests that the poem is set on the brink of death, when the man about to die seizes a€œa box of stars / for my living wifea€ (Next 65). ... Next was published in 1987, three years after Freda#39;s death and too soon to establish distance from it. ... One is an anniversary poem, a€œll/10 again, a€ which is a philosophical playing with the concepts of light, radiance, andanbsp;...

Title:Lucille Clifton
Author:Mary Jane Lupton
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2006-01-01


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