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www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/lucille-clifton

Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo. She studied at Howard University, before transferring to SUNY Fredonia, near her hometown. She was discovered as a poet by Langston Hughes (via friend Ishmael Reed, who shared her poems), and Hughes published Clifton's poetry in his highly influential anthology, The Poetry of the Negro (1970).

www.poemhunter.com/lucille-clifton

Browse through Lucille Clifton's poems and quotes. 39 poems of Lucille Clifton. Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams, Annabel Lee. an American writer and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979–1985 she was Poet Laureate of Mar.

poets.org/poems/lucille-clifton

Lucille Clifton, the author of Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988–2000 (BOA Editions, 2000), which won the National Book Award, was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 1999.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucille_Clifton

Lucille Clifton (June 27, 1936 – February 13, 2010) was an American poet, writer, and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979 to 1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland.Clifton was a finalist twice for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/49487

Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo. She studied at Howard University, before transferring to SUNY Fredonia, near her hometown. She was discovered as a poet by Langston Hughes (via friend Ishmael Reed, who shared her poems), and...

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Originally Thelma Lucille Sayles later Lucille Clifton was born June 27, 1936, in Depew, New York although she moved to Buffalo, New York with her family early on in her life. Clifton showed her intelligence even at an early age and graduated high school at only sixteen.

poets.org/poet/lucille-clifton

Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York, on June 27, 1936. Her first book of poems, Good Times (Random House, 1969), was rated one of the best books of the year by the New York Times. Clifton remained employed in state and federal government positions until 1971, when she became a writer in ...

www.poemhunter.com/poem/homage-to-my-hips

Homage To My Hips by Lucille Clifton. .these hips are big hips.they need space to move around in.. Page

www.poemhunter.com/poem/island-mary

Island Mary - Poem by Lucille Clifton. Autoplay next video. after the all been done and i one old creature carried on another creature's back, i wonder could i have fought these thing? surrounded by no son of mine save old men calling Mother like in the tale the astrologer tell, i wonder

www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/58816/blessing-the-boats

Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo. She studied at Howard University, before transferring to SUNY Fredonia, near her hometown. She was discovered as a poet by Langston Hughes (via friend Ishmael Reed, who shared her poems), and...