Lucille Clifton

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

Lorena


it lay in my palm soft and trembled
as a new bird and i thought about
authority and how it always insisted
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Comments about this poem (Lorena by Lucille Clifton )

  • Rookie - 369 Points Stephen W (9/14/2014 11:22:00 AM)

    There's something horrible about this. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/14/2014 12:36:00 AM)

    Birdie as symbol and hope in deep ocean...a novice or the departed body uncupped hand something (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/15/2014 11:56:00 AM)

    Find this piece to be deep and a little perplexing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (9/14/2013 4:06:00 PM)

    Way deep. chilling... odd (Report) Reply

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