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won't you celebrate with me, by Lucille Clifton

In this video segment from Poetry Everywhere, two-time Pulitzer Prize nominated poet Lucille Clifton reads her poem “won’t you celebrate with me.” Drawing from Whitman, the Bible, and the tradition of the sonnet, the poem invites readers to explore themes of identity, race, and gender.

Read "won't you celebrate with me" at the Poetry Foundation.

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