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The book of light

Author: Lucille Clifton
Publisher: Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within.
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Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Book of light.
Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)623698425
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille Clifton
ISBN: 1556590512 9781556590511 1556590520 9781556590528
OCLC Number: 27034478
Description: 76 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Light --
Reflection --
Climbing --
June 20 --
Daughters --
Sam --
My lost father --
Thel --
Imagining bear --
C.C. Rider --
11/10 again --
She lived --
For Roddy --
Them and us --
The women you are accustomed to --
Song at midnight --
Won't you celebrate with me --
Lightning bolt --
It was a dream --
Each morning I pull myself --
Here yet be dragons --
The Yeti poet returns to his village to tell his story --
Crabbing --
The earth is a living thing --
Move --
Samson predicts from Gaza the Philadelphia fire --
January 1991 --
Dear Jesse Helms --
If I should --
Further note to Clark --
Begin here --
Night vision --
Fury --
Cigarettes --
Final note to Clark --
Note, passed to Superman --
The rough weight of it --
Splendor --
Seeker of visions --
Nothing about the moment --
Atlas --
Sarah's promise --
Naomi watches as Ruth sleeps --
Cain --
Leda 1 --
Leda 2 --
Leda 3 --
Far memory --
Brothers.
Responsibility: Lucille Clifton.

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Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within.

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