Who is Imamu Amiri Baraka?

  • (noun): United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
    Synonyms: Baraka, LeRoi Jones

Famous quotes containing the words imamu amiri baraka, imamu amiri, amiri baraka, baraka and/or amiri:

    I am a soul in the world: in
    the world of my soul the whirled
    light from the day
    the sacked land
    of my father.
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    Love is an evil word.
    Turn it backwards/ see, what I mean?
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    It burns the thing
    inside it. And that thing
    screams.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    I am a soul in the world: in
    the world of my soul the whirled
    light from the day
    the sacked land
    of my father.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    Kind
    death. O
    my dark and sultry
    love.
    —Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)