Oil wars, arms deals, and
sacrificing the needy at home--
Luther King Day!
There was a peace rally today and I
I feel bad about that. Showing up is
no big effort.
I can't stand the sight of SUVs and
the smug pricks
in denial who drive them, but I'm
trying to get over it.
Martin taught that to be consumed by
hate is to lose;
even if the cause is just, reacting against
The trick--and I'm working on it--is
to work for something:
peace, justice, and illumination. Love
Instead of scowling and thumbs-downing
I focus on the feeling as I'm walking
or biking and smile,
believing that a cheery example will
better than a self-righteous
The soul grows in such moments.
Injustice anywhere is a threat
to justice everywhere. ~MLK
While there is a lower class I am
While there is a criminal element I
am of it.
While there is a soul in prison I am
~Eugene Victor Debs