The dark masses had begun to congregate. Branches thumping against the glass and iron bars, in rhythm to some obscure, some lost song of the wild. The tendrils of darkness that took birth in the vacuums that the sun's warmth had just forsaken, had started their ascent :first shy, then bold, then complete. And when their majesty was absolute; pieces of the night sky, shining almost silver in the blackness met the pools of shades offered by the oozing earth with a coy surrender.
I opened a window....more
He was a universal genius...Disclaimer: If you're white, you're incapable of deciding whether this is racist or not. In regards to this specific text, if you're not black, you're incapable of deciding whether this is antiblack. I am uncertain of the specific dialectics in regards to the African/African American divide, as well as the even more specific regions bordering the Congo whose modern day citizens have to deal with Conrad's aged portrayals whenever someone who thinks they learned somet ...more
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