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LENIN: Hello, Ms. Serket.
LENIN: I've been waiting a long time for you to show up.

funnily enough when we were studying hughes in english class they never showed us that one!

they DID teach us about critical lenses by making us analyze the poem "jack and jill" through a marxist lens or a feminist lens. we had to come up with takes that were giant stretches even to us ("jack breaking his 'crown' is a metaphor for communist revolution," "jill tumbling 'after' jack represents chauvinism"). everyone thought it was stupid. in retrospect i can only assume this was deliberate

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thinking about "lenin" by langston hughes

it's a great poem -- evocative, well-structured, etc -- but i don't understand what "the sun sets like a scar" means

you ever write something and think "hooooo boy this is gonna get me yelled at by teenagers on twitter"

so what's the over/under on scotland seceding from the UK in the next five years

saw a bumper sticker that said "make feminism pro-life again" and i guess words can just mean whatever you want

absolutely stupid how "social democrat" and "democratic socialist" mean two different things

update: my fallen london character has now sold his soul nine times

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hey, im concerned about this person, he seems epic and cool. im really worried

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