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July 15, 2021


A bonafide Baphometric Fire-Baptism, a jeremiad. Bravo and amen.

Thank you, Joanie, for your spot-on comment.

Thus was Wanda Coleman punished for a negative critique of one of Maya Angelou's poetry collections.

"Platitudinous penny arcade patriotism": wow! This guy breathes hell fire. Good to hear someone speak out so fearlessly.

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