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Kamarck, Edward (ed.) / Arts in society: the arts of activism
(1969)

Cunningham, James
Part V: Writers and the black revolution: [getting on with the get on: old conflicts and new artists],   pp. [385]-391 PDF (6.1 MB)


Page 391

between bright spring and blazing autumn: the four revolutionary seasons
celebrated
in the black community, pursued and contemplated and enlarged upon by endless
black visionaries and pilgrims moving in blessed wonder among the ashes of
Detroit.
Listen to the transports of BLACK ART, BLACK POWER-. FOR A BLACK COMMUNITY.
Dig the testimony of a former green poet, the infamous Green Hermit of Humanity-ville:
I've been
resurrected
by
the
ashes
been
blackened
by
the
light
I've
seen
summer ashes
felt
their
power
and I know
my
soul
looks back
in wonder
made it over
seen
the
summer
ashes
and
my
soul
looks
back
in wonder
cause it knows
blackness
blackness saves
black people
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