Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Lucille Clifton virtual wake

The masterful poet Lucille Clifton has died, and it seems to me that one great thing to praise about her work is the series of poems, "September Song," that she wrote about September 11, 2001 (see link to PBS below).

John Harvey, "Lucille Clifton Obituary" Guardian (April 4, 2010).
Margalit Fox, "Lucille Clifton, Poet Who Explored Intricacies of Black Lives, Dies at 73," New York Times (February 17, 2010).
Dave Rosenthal, "Memorials for poet Lucille Clifton (1936-2010)" Baltimore Sun blog (February 16, 2010).
"In Memoriam: Lucille Clifton 1936-2010" The Poetry Foundation (February 15, 2010).
"Poet Lucille Clifton Dies After Cancer Battle," PBS Newshour (February 15, 2010).
John K, "Remembering Lucille Clifton," J's Theater (February 13, 2010).