The Black Unicorn
by Audre Lorde
This is considered to be her most revealing work and the apex of her poetic and personal vision. Poet and critic Adrienne Rich said these are ‘poems of elemental wildness and healing, nightmare and lucidity’.
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“The poems are unified and I really like single collections where there’s some sort of connection rather than 40 disparate poems. This book has an incredible unity. I think it’s the most achieved of all of her poetry collections, and it’s a book I’ve had throughout my life.” Read more...
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