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September Suite by Lucille Clifton

In September 2001, Lucille Clifton sent the Academy of American Poets a short manuscript of seven poems, one for each day of the week, entitled "September Suite" in response to the events that transpired on September 11th.

September Suite by Lucille Clifton
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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Tuesday 9/11/2001 by Lucille Clifton

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Wednesday 9/12/2001

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

September Suite by Lucille Clifton
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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Thursday 9/13/2001 by Lucille Clifton

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Friday 9/14/01 by Lucille Clifton

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Saturday 9/15/01 by Lucille Clifton

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Sunday Morning 9/16/01

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.

September Suite by Lucille Clifton
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Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010

Monday Sunday 9/17/01 by Lucille Clifton

From the Academy of American Poets Archives. This poem is part of "September Suite" by Lucille Clifton, 2001.