Category Archives: Martin Luther King Jr

A Historic Moment: Then, Now.…

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A Poem on Leading

We want to think that some­thing as elu­sive and strong as a butterfly’s wing can be con­tained by the fine fil­i­gree of language;  that there are words that say what can’t be said about the essence. Once and for all. If you’ve read  all the books you still won’t know (I’ve tried)  though your head will […]

The Foundation of Such a Method.…

Today, I watched Col­in Pow­ell on the tele­vi­sion show, “The View,” speak­ing briefly about Mar­tin Luther King, Jr. as the non-vio­­lent leader of the “sec­ond Civ­il War” in this coun­try. I was struck by the notion of a sec­ond Civ­il War because it does so apt­ly describe what must be acknowl­edged: cul­tures change slow­ly and […]

Going In

If you like, you can hear me read this post. Per­haps it is just that it is win­ter and my ener­gy is sol­stice ener­gy, ener­gy of the roots of things and of the hearth, and it is clear I seek time to “go in,” not to go out. Even now in ear­ly after­noon, the fire […]