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A billion years from now, circling some indigo star, perhaps speaking a language unrecognizable to us, a human child will be taunting another child or adult to the tune of 'nyah-nyah-nyah-nyah-nyah; you-can't-get-me.' I swear that thing never dies.
Thoreau's statement, "When I hear music, I feel invincible," applies to the oratory of Martin Luther King Jr. When people heard the rhythms and music of King's preaching, the movement, and its goals, felt inevitable. Also applies to the power created in the Civil Rights Movement through song and collective singing, generating together the will to face repression in the struggle for community and justice.
Love, and the passion for justice that comes from love, have EVERYTHING to do with true, objective scholarship. We cannot see what we do not love.
As scholars, our task is neither to honor nor disparage, but to evaluate... with a clear-eyed, heart-filled commitment to truth and justice that can burn a hole through rock.
We need racial and economic justice on Planet Earth.
they say that two wrongs don't make a right
but what two rights make might take flight
every being is a gift of the galaxy
Explaining to your great- great- grandhildren that we fracked the planet. #awkward
Will Palin run, and if so, will she wear an "I'm too pretty to do homework" shirt?
this entire life is a momentary plunge. a sacred baptism. death is like coming up for air.
the hovering moon
i don't know how it hangs there
there's much i don't know
We need to act logically. And mythologically.
wow. if you take a nap on the shortest day of the year then it becomes even shorter.
i think the stars are waiting for something to happen.
Where there is secrecy, there is no democracy.
love is the substance of the soul. soul is the substance of the universe.
it may only take a pair of rhymes to break paradigms
come into the consciousness of clouds. enter the frequency of the flickering flame.
We need stories that can reconcile us to our history. Stories that show how the past lives in the present are necessary for freeing the future.
knowing moon. jupiter shining. wrapped in the cosmos. night turns the sky transparent. cloud-shrouded planet. one spinning galaxy.
the cosmos: an illuminated manuscript
the earth is a revolving door
fog is just a cloud with low self-esteem
the earth is a lucid dream
fall into the center of the music. find the silence.
We are one. And you are too.
We need to cause enough disturbance to make the system nervous.
I wanted to make a unique contribution to the cosmos, but then I got swamped by emails. Oh, well.
You might not know this from the media's coverage, but the Gulf of Mexico is actually connected to all the other oceans on the planet.
The future is a poem inside our pen.