Lucille Clifton reads “The Thirty Eighth Year”

The poet Lucille CliftonWhile visiting Pearl London's class, Lucille Clifton--with tenderness, weight, a slight sadness--read her poem "The Thirty Eighth Year," which, as she tells the class, was the only poem of hers ever to be rejected.



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The Thirty Eighth Year

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