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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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Walt Whitman’s 13 Commandments
Robert David Cohen List Critical 932 5 26-May-08
Whatever happened
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1254 5 23-May-08
Peace Proposal
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1195 3.5 20-Apr-08
For Scott Cohen
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1225 4.8 20-Apr-08
Terrible things I do to you
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1152 4.9 10-Apr-08
Bearing Each Other
Raphael Document Creative 1282 3.67 1-Apr-08
Green Market
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1331 4.9 29-Mar-08
Into the Breath
Gordon Bishop Document Creative 1210 4.5 11-Jan-08
ANairn Document Creative 1180 4.88 10-Jan-08
Life at Safat Cafe
Richard M Document Creative 976 4 8-Nov-07
Catullus Alive: Readings
Carl Sesar Audio Track Creative 8160 5 25-Oct-07
American of the Century (for Bobcats Everywhere)
Richard M Document Creative 993 4.8 5-Oct-07
Steel Rails Hum (Song for a Singer)
Richard M Document Creative 962 4.83 27-Sep-07
Engineering Desire
Richard M Document Creative 938 3.75 27-Sep-07
Girl by the Sea
Richard M Document Creative 990 3.67 27-Sep-07
Future Giving (God and Evolution)
Richard M Document Creative 904 4.33 24-Sep-07
That Messianic Feeling
Richard M Document Creative 999 4 14-Sep-07
The Angel
Richard M Document Creative 978 4.4 12-Sep-07
Richard M Document Creative 955 3.8 12-Sep-07
Childhood Temple Song
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Who takes care of him?
Richard M Document Creative 971 3.33 12-Sep-07
making a good impression
Richard M Document Creative 912 4 12-Sep-07
Journeys of the Fortune
Richard M Document Creative 1196 4.71 12-Sep-07
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1212 4.83 4-Aug-07

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