why some people be mad at me sometimes

Posted on October 6, 2010


Resonance. Re-reading Lucille Clifton I came upon this poem and it made a resounding clang within my current emotional life. I wanted to share. From Blessing The Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (c) 2000, BOA Editions, Ltd.


why some people be mad at me sometimes

they ask me to remember

but they want me to remember

their memories

and i keep on remembering