Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s works with a memorial was postponed in D.C. ’cause Mother Nature was doing her thing. Nature can be a powerful thing, any way you look at it, can’t it? I hope you and loved ones escaped Irene. I’m just turning the news on to catch up on what’s going on out there. Stay safe. Please.
Now, I know there are some folk out there hemming and hawing about why we all the time gotta be building stuff and honoring this man but for the wonderers out there, as cliche as it sounds, we can’t thank Dr. King enough. You’d have to turn your mind inside out to fully understand the fruits of his labors. Folks may not wanna exercise their minds that way, so there lies the perpetual bafflement.
I don’t know about you but I see a country divided. We’ve got a lot of shit to sit down and figure out. Folks at a stalemate, threatening to shut down the government weeks ago and all that kinda dumbness. Passion for the country’s taking a different turn, so we’re all waiting to see what happens. The little folks, like you and me got power of the word, if we write, voice, if we speak and the vote, that I hope you use (deep sigh).
That’s a beautiful sculpture of Dr. King, if I have to say so myself. Fifteen years in the making. Hmph. Interesting timing, ain’t it? Every time I think of Dr. King, my mind goes to Stevie Wonder. I think of him as a musical prophet. I simply love every piece of music he’s ever put out. I’m gonna leave you with one of my favorites by him. And no, he ain’t singing the birthday song.