Lucille Clifton

(June 27, 1936 - February 13, 2010 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Lucille Clifton Poems

1. Homage to My Hips 1/3/2003
2. Poem in praise of menstruation 1/3/2003
3. i am accused of tending to the past 1/3/2003
4. good times 1/3/2003
5. moonchild 1/3/2003
6. miss rosie 1/3/2003
7. Lorena 1/3/2003
8. A Dream of Foxes 1/3/2003
9. adam thinking 1/3/2003
10. memory 1/3/2003
11. Listen Children 1/3/2003
12. There is a girl inside 1/3/2003
13. fury 1/3/2003
14. admonitions 1/3/2003
15. climbing 1/3/2003
16. harriet 1/3/2003
17. Sisters 1/13/2003
18. To A Dark Moses 1/3/2003
19. My Mama Moved Among the Days 1/3/2003
20. Praise Song 1/13/2003

wishes for sons

i wish them cramps.
i wish them a strange town
and the last tampon.
I wish them no 7-11.

i wish them one week early
and wearing a white skirt.
i wish them one week late.

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