grandma, we are poets: Lucille Clifton Rebirth Broadcast #10

30 08 2010

Take home message: ableism denies and perpetuates trauma. In this poem Lucille Clifton breaks down traditional definitions of autism and reminds us that every way we experience the world is poetic, and necessary for the end of oppression…i.e. the transformation we deserve.

For more info about the Lucille Clifton Shape Shifter Survival School of End Cycles of Child Sexual Abuse see:
blackfeministmind.wordpress.com/survival-school


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16 09 2010
jim lowe

This is just a thank-you note to Kriti Sharma for that beautiful prose poem in the summer issue of Left Turn. I’ve made copies to send friends. Very moving! and again, thanks!

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