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Mercy : poems

Author: Lucille Clifton
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2004.
Series: American poets continuum series, v. 86.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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American Poets Continuum series. In her 12th book of poetry, a National Book Award winner speaks to the tenuous relationship between mothers and daughters, the debilitating power of cancer, and much more.
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Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Mercy.
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2004
(OCoLC)607436678
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille Clifton
ISBN: 1929918542 9781929918546 1929918550 9781929918553
OCLC Number: 55131278
Description: 79 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Gift --
Out of body --
Dying --
Last words --
Oh antic God --
April --
After one year --
Sonku --
Children --
Surely I am able to write poems --
Mulberry fields --
river between us --
Cancer --
In the mirror --
Blood --
story --
Mercy --
Here rests --
After Oz --
phantom --
Powell --
Walking the blind dog --
Hands --
Wind on the St. Marys River --
tale the shepherds tell the sheep --
Stop --
Tuesday 9/11/01 --
Wednesday 9/12/01 --
Thursday 9/13/01 --
Friday 9/14/01 --
Saturday 9/15/01 --
Sunday morning 9/16/01 --
Monday sundown 9/17/01 --
Your mother sends you this --
Come to here --
You --
We are ones --
In the saying of --
We are here --
Why should we wander bone yards --
Some of you have been blessed --
You come to teach --
In the geometry --
We --
God --
angels have no wings --
You who feel yourself --
You wish to speak of --
You are not --
universe requires the worlds --
You have placed yourselves --
Whether in spirit --
air --
patience --
What has been made --
There is a star.
Series Title: American poets continuum series, v. 86.
Responsibility: by Lucille Clifton.
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