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Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Scott Reed (born February 22, 1938) is an American poet, essayist, playwright and novelist. Reed is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture, and highlighting political and cultural oppression.

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    I am a cowboy in the boat of Ra. I bedded
    down with Isis, Lady of the Boogaloo, dove
    down deep in her horny, stuck up her Wells-Far-ago
    in daring midday get away.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    statistic: the us bureau of missing persons reports
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    leaving no solid clues
    nor traceonly
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    —Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)