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A Note from the Author

By posted at 10:00 am on July 24, 2013 1

It was probably inevitable that Rap Genius would spawn Poetry Genius, but it was not so inevitable that Junot Díaz would make an appearance on the latter. On Saturday, Díaz annotated a number of passages from his own The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, including a footnote where he says he went “buckwild.”

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One Response to “A Note from the Author”

  1. Jellyman
    at 10:07 am on July 24, 2013

    Teju Cole’s also done the same thing with the first page or so of Open City: http://poetry.rapgenius.com/Teju-cole-open-city-excerpt-lyrics

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