Who is James A. Emanuel

James Emanuel (born June 15, 1921 – September 28, 2013) was a poet and scholar from Alliance, Nebraska. Emanuel, who is ranked by some critics as one of the best and most neglected poets of the 20th century, published more than 300 poems, 13 individual books, an influential anthology of African American literature, an autobiography, and more. He is also credited with creating a new literary genre, jazz-and-blues haiku, often read with musical accompaniment.

Life Born in Nebraska in 1921, Emanuel was raised in the state. He spent his early years in the western United States where he worked at a variety of jobs. At age twenty he joined the United States Army and served as confidential secretary to the Assistant Inspector General of the U.S. Army Benjamin O....
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  • Israelkicksass: today, jews from eretz israel visit the ruins of the warsaw ghetto, 5 june 1946. a few months after this photograph was taken, the first part of the "oneg shabbat" archives established by historian dr. emanuel ringelblum was discovered under the ruins of warsaw.
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  • Adamspolane: the astros aren’t exactly flush with 40-man roster space. they’ll be able to create one opening by transferring kent emanuel to the 60-day il, but they’ll need a roster spot for josh james, who is nearing a return
  • Sirjoshbennett: a friend recently introduced me to james emanuel’s work, and it’s been such a gift to my thinking, dreaming. here are some lines from his wonderful poem, “the poet as fisherman”
  • Tuliodna: today, a fantastic bioinformatician from uganda (emanuel james san) will provide training on sars-cov-2 genome assembly and quality control. please join (1pm eat / 12pm sast / 11am wat)
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William Blake Poem
The Little Black Boy
 by William Blake

My mother bore me in the southern wild,
And I am black, but O! my soul is white.
White as an angel is the English child:
But I am black as if bereav'd of light.

My mother taught me underneath a tree
And sitting down before the heat of day.
She took me on her lap and kissed me,
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