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You can actually hear it in his voice:
Sometimes the only way to discuss it
Is to grip a guitar as if it were
I think that every hymn is a flare of longing, that the key to any heaven is language.
As a favor to me
Let's not talk any more about old dances.
I have an entire world on the tip of my tongue.
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The zoo animal in a cage exhibits all these abnormalities that we know so well from our human companions. Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
January 7, 1954
Cornelius Eady is an American writer focusing largely on matters of race and society, His poetry often centers on jazz and blues, family life, violence, and societal problems stemming from questions of race and class.
Brutal imagination (2001)
Hardheaded Weather (2008)
Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1986)
The Gathering of My Name (1991)
The Autobiography of a Jukebox: Poems (1997)
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