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Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton

Clifton, Lucille
Title: Lucille Clifton
Reading Date: Wednesday, October 22, 1975

Introduction-924

Description:

by Richard Shelton

"sisters"-1049

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"leanna's poem"-1050

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"lucy one-eye"-1051

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"if mama"-1052

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"the lost baby poem"-1053

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good News About the Earth. New York: Random House, 1972.

"tyrone (1)"-1054

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"willie b (1)"-1055

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"tyrone (2)"-1056

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"willie b (2)"-1057

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"tyrone (3)"-1058

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"willie b (3)"-1059

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"tyrone (4)"-1060

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"willie b (4)"-1061

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"buffalo war"-1062

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"i went to the valley"-1063

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"new year"-1064

Description:

Introduced as "new year, 1975."


Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"homage to my hair"-1065

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"homage to my hips"-1066

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"what the mirror said"-1067

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"i was born with twelve fingers"-1068

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"lament for anne sexton"-1069

Description:

Unpublished.

"for max"-1070

Description:

Unpublished.

"listen children"-1071

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good News About the Earth. New York: Random House, 1972.

"so close"-1072

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good News About the Earth. New York: Random House, 1972.

"richard penniman"-1073

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good News About the Earth. New York: Random House, 1972.

"light"-1074

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

"forgiving my father"-1075

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"poem to my yellow coat"-1076

Description:

Unpublished.

"float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, rumble, young man, rumble"-1077

Description:

Unpublished. Title taken from Drew 'Bundini' Brown.

"there is a girl inside"-1078

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Two-Headed Woman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.

"admonitions"-1079

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. Good Times. New York: Random House, 1969.

"my sisters are sad"-1080

Description:

Unpublished draft.

"the 38th year of my life"-1081

Annotation:

Clifton, Lucille. An Ordinary Woman. New York: Random House, 1974.

Feedback or Suggestions?

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Reading Date: Wednesday, October 22, 1975
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Lucille Clifton reads poems published from 1969 to 1980. Her reading also includes exciting performances of drafts and unpublished poems.

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