language…

to a poet, language is a tool used to shape and play with the imagination; to a politician it is sorcery used as deception; to the common it is nothing more than a trite and ordinary appliance.

—Tshombe Sekou

one of the first lessons my father imparted was to know language and its intricate power; how to understand the context and spirit of intention, for he knew that language could and would be used to sublimate social ideology.

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