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Analysis and comments on Coal by Audre Lorde

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Comment 10 of 35, added on May 29th, 2011 at 9:43 AM.

An enjoyable poem to read. The imagery was sensational and the metaphor of
coal incorporated throughout the poem was beautiful. I am just starting to
get into poetry and started searching. So far, I am regretting this late
curiousity of mine in poetry. This poem was a great read.

Mary from Australia
Comment 9 of 35, added on March 5th, 2010 at 11:51 AM.

As an African Somali man I think it goes back when the white man conquested
the black contenant,who ruined the people in Africa and left unendless wars
between the tribes,nations for the reason of shaping artificial borders,and
left empty-handed after they had enslavered the kings and queens and the
wise individuals of the contenant as well,the Africans should demand
compensation for what they did to us.

Ahmed from Somalia
Comment 8 of 35, added on January 22nd, 2010 at 2:27 AM.

I have just finished writing a report about Audre Lorde. I remember that
some of my source material said that this poem(beautiful!)is about how she
feels about being black and her blackness. I usually don't have a lot of
trouble interpreting poems, but for me this seems to be more about words.
Is that because she is saying that her blackness is comes from the same
place as her Words do?

Sally Valentine from United States
Comment 7 of 35, added on November 20th, 2008 at 12:40 AM.

People write about what they know and who they are, it is what legitimises
their works. What use would it be if she wrote about the holocaust...she
hasnt experienced it therefore we would not feel the emotion as intensly as
we do in this poem. Your question is like asking why Irish poets like Yeats
are always writing about being Irish when the english were trying to strip
you of your identity, or why soldiers like Wilferd Owen write about being
at war, or why writers like Anne Frank write of the injustices of the
holocaust due to their culture...

Mosa from South Africa
Comment 6 of 35, added on November 2nd, 2008 at 10:46 AM.

Slavery and human atrocities happened to many different cultures and races,
even whites. Maybe it has been forgotten that slavery was in existance way
before it was done to blacks. People have gone through trying times
throughout history eg. Slavery in Europe, Jewish Holocast, Indian Caste
system, European class system etc. There is always discrimination
happening, even with people of the same race. No culture or race can say
they are without bias or discrimination. So I think it is important to
state that people write about what they know or what they have experienced.
Whether it has been abuse, loss, victimization, war, discrimination,
torture. etc. humans have a history of abusing others. Each person deals
with it in different ways eg. art, poetry, writing, or whatever means
necessary to express themselves. So lets not look at what race a
poet/artist/worker/person is, but lets concentrate on the message they wish
to convey.

Marlene from South Africa

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Poet: Audre Lorde
Poem: Coal
Added: May 7 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jan 8 2007

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