"Listen, you a wonder. You a city of a woman": First edition of Lucille Clifton's Two-headed Woman; Inscribed by Her
Item Number: 89109
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.
First edition of this volume of Lucille Clifton’s poems. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, “For Richard Lautz – Joy. Lucille Clifton.” In near fine condition.
The winner of the 1980 Juniper Prize, Clifton's Two-Headed Woman is filled with perceptive, arresting, and compassionate poetry, offering fascinating glimpses into her inner life and spiritual experience. "Beneath her anger and the recounting of history is the saving (and soothing) grace of tenderness. Love and hope spring like a scent from these pages" - Norman Rosten.