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Akilah Oliver

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Akilah Oliver is the author of A Toast in the House of Friends (Coffee House Press, 2009).

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"I realized everything I was doing must have been Death. It was Christmas or Labor Day—a holiday—and every time you turned on the radio they said something like 'four million' or 'going to die'" -Andy Warhol

I'm trying on ego, [a justification for the planet's continuance]. Oh

hello transgressor,