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I can’t read so good...
Don’t send me no more letters, No.
Not unless you mail them from Desolation Row.


Magnificent poetry.

My ear worm these days is

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqStr4saZvs

And I watch this recent video of Birmingham kids learning history. I was 12 years old, like many of these kids learning the history, when all this stuff came down. These children were my heroes. I felt that I would be a failure if I was afraid to face down police and attack dogs and fire hoses and violence in the fight for freedom. I still weep when I see their stalwart bravery, and the powerful yet embattled and impoverished community that backed them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvr3TQ9Z4Yw


King: “How Long? Not long.”

Well, now it’s been too damn long, too damn long.


Today I would have gone deeper into misery if I had not seen this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpW1dmCnolA

Back on the 1970s gay lesbians in Los Angeles were still almost as racist as Alabama.

Watching the demos in the streets I allow myself to hope that change is finally coming, and the end of Trump’s abominations and all that they spring from.


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