homage to my hips
by Lucille Clifton
homage to my hips Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
There's a reason why we called this poem a mantra or even a manifesto – it outlines an entire philosophy of life. Like any good mantra, it repeats key phrases and formulations several times,...
The Female Body, Dissected
With all the magic and power that Clifton is able to elicit by describing a woman's hips, we're a little scared to think about the strength she could unleash if she were to take on an entire body!...