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Lucille Clifton - Quotes

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People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that's a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated. ---->>>

Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language.

Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-27, 1936
Birthplace: Depew, New York, USA
Die: 2010-02-13
Occupation: Poet
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Lucille Clifton (June 27, 1936 in Depew, New York – February 13, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland) was an American poet, writer, and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979 to 1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. Clifton was nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.(wikipedia)