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free read Jimmy's Blues: Selected Poems ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB é Finally in paperback here is James Baldwin's only collection of poems Baldwin's language is deceptively simple this poetry is easily understood But the emotions behind the words go to the core not only of the poet's soul but of America's ReadersT's soul but of America's Readers will see Baldwin here in both a familiar and an altogether different lig. The first half of this collection seems to emphasize Baldwin's affinity for social commentary While his novels are enriched by his passion for social issues and identity politics the poetry sounds a little too strident The poems that focus on interpersonal dynamics and relationships are much engaging in my opinion It's also possible that the micro oriented poetry has just aged gracefully than its macro counterpart Regardless I love Baldwin's prose and reading his poetry was a worthwhile experience

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Finally in paperback here is James Baldwin's only collection of poems Baldwin's language is deceptively si. Time is not money Time Is TimeAnd the time has come again to outwit and outlast survive and surmount the authors of the blasphemy of our chains At least we know a man when we see one a shackle when we wear one or a chain when we bear one a noose from a halter or a pit from an altar We who have been blinded are not blind and sense when not to trust the mind Time is not money Time is time You made the money We made the rhyme

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Jimmy's Blues Selected PoemsMple this poetry is easily understood But the emotions behind the words go to the core not only of the poe. Still relevant today I can't help but wonder how some of this would translate into hip hop rap as lyrics