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  • Listen.  Do you hear ghosts?  Connect them to the sound of a canoe 
on Indian Ocean.  Listen to that tape of familiar beats that has weathered 
foreign seasons.  Sukus found in Salsa.  Fela Kuti meets Masekela 
in Appalachia. Do not inhale the coal fumes.  Hold a memory.  

Commit sins of transportation. Bite the past.  Spit broken teeth 
and colored blood that will chart global awareness.  Learn 
to say fuck without flinching.  Seduce anarchy of the mind and try 
to order schizophrenia in realms just outside the touch of your black hand.

    Recipe: How to Become an Immigrant and an Exile

    Listen. Do you hear ghosts? Connect them to the sound of a canoe on Indian Ocean. Listen to that tape of familiar beats that has weathered foreign seasons. Sukus found in Salsa. Fela Kuti meets Masekela in Appalachia. Do not inhale the coal fumes. Hold a memory. Commit sins of transportation. Bite the past. Spit broken teeth and colored blood that will chart global awareness. Learn to say fuck without flinching. Seduce anarchy of the mind and try to order schizophrenia in realms just outside the touch of your black hand.

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