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Voices : poems / by Lucille Clifton.

Title
Voices : poems / by Lucille Clifton.
Author
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010
Publication
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2008.

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Additional Authors
Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). Collections, repository. poe
Description
63 p.; 23 cm.
Series Statement
American poets continuum series ; no. 112
Uniform Title
American poets continuum series v. 112.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Poetry.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Hearing -- "marley was dead to begin with" -- aunt jemima -- uncle ben -- cream of wheat -- horse prayer -- raccoon prayer -- dog's god -- albino -- mataoka -- witko -- what haunts him -- my grandfather's lullaby -- "you have been my tried and trusted friend" -- lu 1942 -- sorrows -- being heard -- this is what i know -- my father hasn't come back -- dad -- faith -- afterblues -- dead do dream -- "in 1844 explorers John Fremont and Kit Carson discovered Lake Tahoe" -- mirror -- 6/27/06 -- in amira's room -- for maude -- highway 89 toward tahoe -- meditation on ten oxherding pictures -- 1st picture: searching for the ox -- 2nd picture: seeing the traces -- 3rd picture: seeing the ox -- 4th picture: catching the ox -- 5th picture: herding the ox -- 6th picture: coming home on the ox's back -- 7th picture: the ox forgotten leaving the man alone -- 8th picture: the ox and the man both gone out of sight -- 9th picture: returning to the origin back to the source -- 10th picture: entering the city with bliss-bestowing hands -- end of meditation.
ISBN
  • 9781934414118 (alk. paper)
  • 9781934414125 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2008037162
OCLC
216937038
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library