The Black Unicorn: Poems

The Black Unicorn: Poems
Language English
Goodreads Rating: 4.33
Pages: 136 pages
Published: August 17th 1995 by W. W. Norton Company (first published 1978)
Category: Poetry
Author: Audre Lorde

Rich continues: "Refusing to be circumscribed by any simple identity, Audre Lorde writes as a Black woman, a mother, a daughter, a Lesbian, a feminist, a visionary; poems of elemental wildness and healing, nightmare and lucidity. Her rhythms and accents have the timelessness of a poetry which extends beyond white Western politics, beyond the anger and wisdom of Black America, beyond the North American earth, to Abomey and the Dahomeyan Amazons. These are poems nourished in an oral tradition, which also blaze and pulse on the page, beneath the reader's eye."

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