Lucille Clifton

Baltimore, Maryland
Lucille Clifton
Baltimore, Maryland
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Good Times

Rating: 3.8
my daddy has paid the rent
and the insurance man is gone
and the lights is back on
and my uncle brud has hit
for one dollar straight
and they is good times
good times
good times

my mama has made bread
and grampaw has come
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Chinedu Dike 02 October 2019
Really an interesting story told in eloquent finesse. A beautiful creation from the heart, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 03 July 2018
Such a nice write with some good lines as well..
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Edward Kofi Louis 02 June 2017
Memories! ! With the muse of the past. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Anil Kumar Panda 02 June 2017
That is the best mantra to live a happy life..enjoy every simple moments of life. Children remain in front to take pleasure in simple things. Very nice.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 02 June 2017
Excellent lucidity to expose living for today metaphor. No high ground seen in any direction of time infinite. Only today is the highest reach to catch the existence. Quiet sad but the truth sometimes appear more intense than fiction.... truth!
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Rajnish Manga 02 June 2017
That is what we do everything for- feel good every moment in life. We must nurture that attitude. Thanks a lot.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 02 June 2017
Singing in the kitchen...... thanks for posting......
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Colleen Courtney 15 May 2014
What a great poem. Inspires us to remember the simple and fun times of a life lived when younger.
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Faith Elizabeth Brigham 07 January 2005
Quite impressive...this has always been one of my favorites of hers...it has such a wonderful flow to it and powerful delivery.
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