harriet
if i be you
let me not forget
to be the pistol
pointed
to be the madwoman
at the rivers edge
warning
be free or die
and isabell
if i be you
let me in my
sojourning
not forget
to ask my brothers
ain’t i a woman too
and
grandmother
if i be you
let me not forget to
work hard
trust the Gods
love my children and
wait.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Lucille Clifton's poem harriet

2 Comments

  1. venessia black says:

    i am searching for this poem for my granddaughter

  2. THERESA WILLIAMS says:

    your poem was so alsome to me i love the poem harriet.

    great job!

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