I have learned that Baldwin knew everything, that a heart can keloid, that memories can steal themselves from the vacant lonely buried in loins.
An Invisible Man Re-visited: Black in America Now
Joel Leon.
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Love this sentence. To read Baldwin now, over 30 years after I first came across him, has been at times scary. It was almost as if he jumped into the future and saw what America would eventually become. And I can’t say enough about the scarred, fibrotic, keloid heart. An amazing use of words!

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