Lucille Clifton

Thirteen of the Best Poetry Collections for 2013: Books That Will Sustain a Lifetime and Another and Another

by Sean Thomas Dougherty Poetry and Poetics
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These are serious books. I sometimes wonder if the young poets still know how to make “serious” art, but then I read The Backlit Hour by young Jose Antonio Rodriquez and I know they are more than capable.

Briefly remembering

by Metta Sama Poetry and Poetics
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Lucille Clifton said many things outside of poems that felt like poems, and many of us who were blessed to sit in front of her and hear her speak remembers these words.