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Blessing the Boats - From next (1988), "why some people be mad at me sometimes" Summary & Analysis

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From next (1988), "why some people be mad at me sometimes" Summary

This is a very short poem, five short lines. It speaks from the point of view of a young black kid who resists the establishment's efforts to make its world the world of the speaker. Instead, the speaker remains firm in remembering things the way they were for him or her.

From next (1988), "why some people be mad at me sometimes" Analysis

From the outset, this is a poem with the voice of a young kid from a poor neighborhood since it uses the unconventional form of "be." As young as the speaker is, s/he knows that what people are teaching him/her is not the way it really is. S/he stays firm in remembering things the way they...

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