|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 750-752) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Editor's note -- Foreword : Lucille Clifton / Toni Morrison -- Early uncollected poems (1965-1969) -- good times (1969) -- good news about the earth (1972). about the earth ; heroes ; some jesus -- Uncollected poems (1973-1974) -- an ordinary woman (1974). sisters ; i agree with the leaves -- Uncollected poems (ca. 1975) -- two-headed woman (1980). homage to mine ; two-headed woman ; the light that came to lucile clifton -- Next (1987). we are all next ; or next ; singing -- Quilting (1991). log cabin ; catalpa ; eight-pointed star ; tree of life ; prayer -- The book of light (1992). reflection ; lightning bolt ; splendor -- Uncollected Poems (1993) -- The terrible stories (1996). 1. A dream of foxes ; 2. From the cadaver ; 3. A term in Memphis ; 4. In the meantime ; 5. From the Book of David -- Blessing the boats (2000). new poems -- Mercy (2004). last words ; stories ; September song : a poem in 7 days ; the message form The ones (received in the late 70s) : beginning of message -- Voices (2008). hearing ; being heard ; ten oxherding pictures -- Uncollected poems (2006-2010). Book of days ; Last poems & drafts (2006-2010) -- won't you celebrate with me : the poetry of Lucille Clifton / Kevin Young.
|| The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 combines all eleven of Lucille clifton's published collections with more than sixty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished works feature early poems from 1965-1969, a collection-in-progress titled Book of Days (2008), and a poignant selection of final poems.