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Winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Prize

Selected by Marilyn Nelson

Finalist, 2003 Paterson Poetry Prize

"Imagine Leda black—" begins Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanons exciting new collection of poems. Mixing vernacular language with classical mythology, modern struggles with Biblical trials, she gives voice to silenced women past and present.

In Van Clief-Stefanons powerful voice, last nights angry words "puffed / into the dark room like steam / punching through the thick surface / of cooking grits." She remembers a childs innocence "lost / in the house where I learned the red rug / against my chest, my knees / my tongue, . . . ." Black Swan is filled with pain, loss, hope, and the promise of salvation.

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A powerful new voice on the poetry scene, Van Clief-Stefanon writes of pain, loss, hope, and the promise of salvation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822957874
Author:
Van Clief-Stefanon, Lyrae
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Author:
Van Clief-Stefanon, Lyrae
Author:
Clief-Stefanon, Lyrae Van
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Single Author / General
Subject:
American poetry - African American authors
Subject:
American poetry -- Women authors.
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Pitt Poetry Series
Series Volume:
CM-8
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z

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