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Reading and Writing the World

By Linda Christensen

Hongo, Garrett Karou.
Yellow Light. Connecticut:
Wesleyan University
Press, 1982.

Mueller, Lauren, ed.
June Jordan's Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint.
New York, NY: Routledge, 1995.

OTHER GOOD MODELS FOR AGE POEMS:

"Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros from her book Woman Hollering Creek and "The Thirty-eighth Year" by Lucille Clifton from Good Woman.

"The Summer I Was Sixteen" by Geraldine Connolly can be downloaded from Billy Collins Poetry 180: a poem a day for American high schools (www.loc.gov/poetry/180/003.html)

Fall 2002

 

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