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A thin man comes along Out of nowhere A black man comes along Out of everywhere Against all odds Comes along Materializes young and whole Out of our very selves. He is saying what’s on the tip of our tied tongues Finishing our tortured sentences With possibilities Of hope in a hopeless time. This one Understands What we want Some of what we want Enough of a fraction of what we want And need To send us Singing joyous alive tonight Dancing in the streets with history Embracing neighbors and strangers All round the wounded world. Impossible man Made of dignity and calm. Put your incredulous trust in him Against your better reason Extract it like a diamond from the dark column Of your spine Awed at yourself Your doing this Polish and deposit it Thankful In the hands of this man. Fiercely protect and challenge him. Give him pieces of yourself Friends All of us common from Africa Give h... See full document!

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Robert David Cohen Document Critical 1613 4.8 5-Nov-08
Walt Whitman’s 13 Commandments
Robert David Cohen List Critical 998 5 26-May-08
Whatever happened
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1361 5 23-May-08
Peace Proposal
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1293 3.5 20-Apr-08
For Scott Cohen
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1338 4.8 20-Apr-08
Terrible things I do to you
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1268 4.9 10-Apr-08
Bearing Each Other
Raphael Document Creative 1411 3.67 1-Apr-08
Green Market
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1467 4.9 29-Mar-08
Into the Breath
Gordon Bishop Document Creative 1322 4.5 11-Jan-08
ANairn Document Creative 1294 4.88 10-Jan-08
Life at Safat Cafe
Richard M Document Creative 1085 4 8-Nov-07
Catullus Alive: Readings
Carl Sesar Audio Track Creative 8427 5 25-Oct-07
American of the Century (for Bobcats Everywhere)
Richard M Document Creative 1109 4.8 5-Oct-07
Steel Rails Hum (Song for a Singer)
Richard M Document Creative 1089 4.83 27-Sep-07
Engineering Desire
Richard M Document Creative 1041 3.75 27-Sep-07
Girl by the Sea
Richard M Document Creative 1105 3.67 27-Sep-07
Future Giving (God and Evolution)
Richard M Document Creative 1045 4.33 24-Sep-07
That Messianic Feeling
Richard M Document Creative 1119 4 14-Sep-07
The Angel
Richard M Document Creative 1078 4.4 12-Sep-07
Richard M Document Creative 1063 3.8 12-Sep-07
Childhood Temple Song
Richard M Document Creative 1156 4.8 12-Sep-07
Who takes care of him?
Richard M Document Creative 1097 3.33 12-Sep-07
making a good impression
Richard M Document Creative 1005 4 12-Sep-07
Journeys of the Fortune
Richard M Document Creative 1302 4.71 12-Sep-07
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1331 4.83 4-Aug-07

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