Lucille Clifton

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

Poems of Lucille Clifton

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

Listen Children

listen children
keep this in the place
you have for keeping
always
keep it all ways

we have never hated black

listen
we have been ashamed
hopeless tired mad
but always
all ways
we loved us

we have always loved each other
children all ways

pass it on

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