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Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton; Since you asked.., with Lucille Clifton

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Emmy award-winning poet, Lucille Clifton, answers questions that students might typically ask a poet. The questions are: When did I start writing? When did I know I wanted to be a poet? Where do I get ideas? What do I write with? What is poetry anyway? Approximate date: 1993


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Series
Poetry Breaks
Program
Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton
Title

Since you asked.., with Lucille Clifton

Series Description

2-5 minute filler programs with New England area writers reading their poetry. Poets include Martin Espada, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds. Series release date: 1988

Program Description

This is one of three works designed for use in high schools. The tape features Lucille Clifton reading the following poems: “This Morning” “Turning” “In the inner city...” “Homage to My Hips” “The thirty eighth year...” Clifton introduces and comments on each work.

In a section entitled "Since You Asked," she answers the following questions: When did you start writing? What is a poet’s life like? What is poetry anyway? Where do your ideas come from?

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Media Type

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Subjects
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010
Poetry
Writing
Genres
Performance in a Studio
Topics
Literature
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton; Since you asked.., with Lucille Clifton,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DDB532C42764F1E8A256AAC452547B7.
MLA: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton; Since you asked.., with Lucille Clifton.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DDB532C42764F1E8A256AAC452547B7>.
APA: Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton; Since you asked.., with Lucille Clifton. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DDB532C42764F1E8A256AAC452547B7
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