Imamu Amiri Baraka

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    Love is an evil word.
    Turn it backwards/ see, what I mean?
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    Riding out
    from this town, to another, where
    it is also black.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    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)

    Luxury, then is a way of
    being ignorant, comfortably
    An approach to the open market
    of least information.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    his address
    to the grey monsters of the world,
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)