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An Analysis Of Audre Lorde's Poetry

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Audre Lorde has become one of my favorite poets, she is definitely the greatest poet of her time, while I cannot say that anyone person is the greatest poet of all time. Her poems express and cover several social and political issues, by which she reaches a lot of people. Poetry is not only about the message but also what lies beyond, the beyond is the audience, the people reading and relating to the poem. As a reader reads a well written poem, they become a part of the poem, by relating to the words in their own interpretations. Lorde’s work always presents memoirs, and brings up past relations of my own to thought, even if it is not directed at the poem’s subject, that’s the beauty of poetry and Audre’s poem’s.
Lorde began to address political
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