Video courtesy of PoetryEverywherePTV  

Lucille Clifton reads her poem “won’t you celebrate with me” as part of the Poetry Everywhere project airing on public television — produced by David Grubin Productions and WGBH Boston, in association with the Poetry Foundation. Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.  For more information, visit

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