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Imamu Amiri Baraka Short Poems

Famous Short Imamu Amiri Baraka Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Imamu Amiri Baraka. A collection of the all-time best Imamu Amiri Baraka short poems

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by Imamu Amiri Baraka
    WHYS (Nobody Knows
    The Trouble I Seen)

If you ever find
yourself, some where
lost and surrounded
by enemies
who won't let you
speak in your own language
who destroy your statues
& instruments, who ban
your omm bomm ba boom
then you are in trouble
deep trouble
they ban your
own boom ba boom
you in deep deep


probably take you several hundred years
to get 

by Imamu Amiri Baraka
I can pray 
    all day 
    & God 
    wont come.

But if I call 
        The Devil 
            Be here

        in a minute! 

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