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homage to my hips

homage to my hips

by Lucille Clifton
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homage to my hips Women and Femininity Quotes

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these hips are magic hips. (13)


Believe it or not, women's bodies have frequently been described as "bewitching," which hasn't always been a good thing. Once again, Clifton's reclaiming a negative view of women's sexuality and re-inscribing it as a powerful part of the speaker's self-image.

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