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    Amiri Baraka wrote prolifically and in many genres. He published plays, poetry, essays, several volumes of musical criticism, short stories and one novel, which was based on Dante’s Divine Comedy.

    Amiri Baraka: A selection of his published works

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      Amiri Baraka, here participating in a Newark Museum panel discussion about the social, political and cultural climate of the 1950s, has died at the age of 79.


      Amiri Baraka: A selection of his published works

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    Mary Shelley’s handwritten poem “Absence”, on the death of her husband. "Ah! he is gone — and I alone; How dark and dreary seems the time! ‘Tis Thus, when the glad sun is flown, Night rushes o’er the Indian clime. Is there no star to cheer this night No soothing twilight for the breast? Yes, Memory sheds her fairy light, Pleasing as sunset’s golden west. ... "

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    To compile all my poems and have them bound for each one of my kids

    poets and philosophers

    Inspiration: Love this quote. "She's mad but She's magic. There's no lie in Her fire." ~ Charles Bukowski quote

    From Dante's Inferno

    Sylvia Plath - favourite poet! A tortured soul and a feminist icon.