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Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton

Clifton, Lucille
Title: Lucille Clifton
Reading Date: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Welcome and Introduction-7555

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by Frances Sjoberg and Richard Shelton

Opening Remarks and "sonora desert poem"-7557

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Clifton, Lucille. Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir. Brockport, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 1987.

"why some people be mad at me sometimes"-7559

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Clifton, Lucille. Next: New Poems. Brockport, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 1987.

"aunt jemima"-7561

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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"cream of wheat"-7563

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"mataoka"-7565

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"miriam"-7567

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Unpublished.

"magdala"-7569

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Unpublished.

"end of the world"-7571

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Unpublished.

"alexandra's shadow"-7573

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Unpublished.

"lu 1942"-7575

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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"lu 1958"-7577

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Published as "[i]this is what i know[/i]." Differs from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"faith"-7579

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Differs from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"in amira's room"-7581

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"horse prayer"-7583

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"sorrows"-7585

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Voices. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2008.

"slaveships"-7587

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Clifton, Lucille. Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2000.

"lumpectomy eve"-7589

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Clifton, Lucille. Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2000.

"1994"-7591

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Clifton, Lucille. Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2000.

"to my last period"-7593

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Clifton, Lucille. Quilting: Poems 1987-1990. Brockport, NY: BOA Editions Ltd., 1991.

From "september song: a poem in 7 days"-7595

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Clifton, Lucille. Mercy. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2004.

"won't you celebrate with me"-7597

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Clifton, Lucille. The Book of Light. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1993.

Question and Answer Session 1-7599

Question and Answer Session 2-7601

Reading Date: Thursday, November 1, 2007
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): St. Philip's in the Hills

Lucille Clifton reads widely from her extensive body of work. This performance includes poems from her final collection, Voices (2008), as well as several uncollected and unpublished poems.

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