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    Saturday mornings we listened to Red Lantern & his undersea folk.
    At 11, Let’s Pretend/& we did/& I, the poet, still do, Thank God!
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    For all of him dead and
    gone and vanished from us, and all of him which
    clings to our speech black god of our time.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    Nobody sings anymore.
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    For all of him dead and
    gone and vanished from us, and all of him which
    clings to our speech black god of our time.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    Who has ever stopped to think of the divinity of Lamont Cranston?
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)