Baduizm. A poem.


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New Yorker photo © by Amanda Demme.

 

Baduizm. Poem by: David Butterfield

Pipes so sweet

like licorice

Candy clarinet

riffing like Bechet

Back in the hood

Sounds so good

Lightnin’ bug

give me a hug

Run away with you

find my shoe

I have to dance

Badu trance

Have to dance

 

 

 

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