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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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Page ViewsPoemComments
16428 Coal Comments and analysis of Coal by Audre Lorde 24 Comments
9795 Who Said It Was Simple Comments and analysis of Who Said It Was Simple by Audre Lorde 52 Comments
7522 Making Love To Concrete Comments and analysis of Making Love To Concrete by Audre Lorde 121 Comments
5475 The Electric Slide Boogie
5419 Never To Dream Of Spiders Comments and analysis of Never To Dream Of Spiders by Audre Lorde 1 Comment
3676 Inheritance—His
1273 Hanging Fire Comments and analysis of Hanging Fire by Audre Lorde 98 Comments
339 The Black Unicorn Comments and analysis of The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde 202 Comments


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