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Thu, 24.09.2009

The Bishop of Atlanta: Ray Charles by Horace Julian Bond.

The Bishop seduces the world with his voice
Sweat strangles mute eyes
As insinuations gush out through a hydrant of sorrow
Dream’s, a world never seen
Moulded on Africa’s anvil, tempered down home
Documented in cries and wails
Screaming to be ignored, crooning to be heard
Throbbing from the gutter
On Saturday night
Silver offering only
The Right Reverend’s back in town
Don’t it make you feel alright????????

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At night while whitey sleeps the heart of a thousand African fires burns across my chest I hear the beat of a war drum dancing from a distant land dancing... BLACK WARRIOR by Norman Jordan.
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