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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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Obama
Robert David Cohen Document Critical 1432 4.8 5-Nov-08
Walt Whitman’s 13 Commandments
Robert David Cohen List Critical 899 5 26-May-08
Whatever happened
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1207 5 23-May-08
Peace Proposal
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1146 3.5 20-Apr-08
For Scott Cohen
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1175 4.8 20-Apr-08
Terrible things I do to you
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1100 4.9 10-Apr-08
Bearing Each Other
Raphael Document Creative 1234 3.67 1-Apr-08
Green Market
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1285 4.9 29-Mar-08
Into the Breath
Gordon Bishop Document Creative 1158 4.5 11-Jan-08
Tremble
ANairn Document Creative 1132 4.88 10-Jan-08
Life at Safat Cafe
Richard M Document Creative 921 4 8-Nov-07
Catullus Alive: Readings
Carl Sesar Audio Track Creative 7808 5 25-Oct-07
American of the Century (for Bobcats Everywhere)
Richard M Document Creative 943 4.8 5-Oct-07
Steel Rails Hum (Song for a Singer)
Richard M Document Creative 916 4.83 27-Sep-07
Engineering Desire
Richard M Document Creative 883 3.75 27-Sep-07
Girl by the Sea
Richard M Document Creative 945 3.67 27-Sep-07
Future Giving (God and Evolution)
Richard M Document Creative 860 4.33 24-Sep-07
That Messianic Feeling
Richard M Document Creative 949 4 14-Sep-07
The Angel
Richard M Document Creative 931 4.4 12-Sep-07
Avocado
Richard M Document Creative 903 3.8 12-Sep-07
Childhood Temple Song
Richard M Document Creative 992 4.8 12-Sep-07
Who takes care of him?
Richard M Document Creative 931 3.33 12-Sep-07
making a good impression
Richard M Document Creative 868 4 12-Sep-07
Journeys of the Fortune
Richard M Document Creative 1151 4.71 12-Sep-07
Witness
Robert David Cohen Document Creative 1162 4.83 4-Aug-07

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