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Biography of Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992)

Audre Geraldine Lorde (February 18, 1934 in Harlem, New York City - 1992) was a multi-faceted writer and activist. In her own words, she was a "black lesbian, mother, warrior poet". Her parents were from Grenada.

She died of cancer in 1992 after a 14 year struggle. She is famous for her poetic works (18 published books), for which she became State Poet of New York from 1991-1993.

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8 Poems written by Audre Lorde

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Coal Comments and analysis of Coal by Audre Lorde 36 Comments
Hanging Fire Comments and analysis of Hanging Fire by Audre Lorde 120 Comments
The Black Unicorn Comments and analysis of The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde 471 Comments
Who Said It Was Simple Comments and analysis of Who Said It Was Simple by Audre Lorde 63 Comments
Never To Dream Of Spiders Comments and analysis of Never To Dream Of Spiders by Audre Lorde 1 Comment

The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance, pub. by W.W. Norton & Co.

Making Love To Concrete Comments and analysis of Making Love To Concrete by Audre Lorde 264 Comments

The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance, publ. W.W. Norton

The Electric Slide Boogie

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