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Lucille Clifton

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Blessing the Boats Summary

This is a collection of free verse poetry by a black woman poet noted for her spare, powerful imagery. She has been a famous poet since the late 1980s, having received the Shelley Memorial Prize, the Charity Randall prize, the Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review, and an Emmy Award. In addition, she has had two books of poetry chosen as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.

These poems are gentle...

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