Friday Night Poetry Corner #229–Shapeshifter Poems by Lucille Clifton

Welcome everyone to another Friday Night Poetry Corner.  Tonight I am featuring one of my favorite poets, Lucille Clifton, the brilliant one.  This poem touches the dark places, the places were if you travel to them once, it might hurt just get a glance of its horizons again.  These themes are sadly base in reality … Continue reading Friday Night Poetry Corner #229–Shapeshifter Poems by Lucille Clifton

Friday Night Poetry Corner #228 (Richard Cory)

One of my personal favorite poems. It took me back a bit when I first read it in middle school but a lesson that was taught by my mom and reenforced by this poem-- You never know what inner demons a person is losing to unless you are willing to ask. It's a sad poem … Continue reading Friday Night Poetry Corner #228 (Richard Cory)