What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– and then run Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load Or does it explode? Langston Hughes – Harlem […]Read more "The After…"
…There have been times that I thought I couldn’t last for long But now I think I’m able to carry on It’s been a long, a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, Oh yes it will Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna ComeRead more "The Before…"
Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day… Well, they’re the people that you meet When you’re walking down the street They’re the people that you meet each day Sesame Street, People In Your […]Read more "The People in the Neighborhood"
“When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on – or you will be taught how to fly.” Patrick OvertonRead more "At the Edge of Darkness"
Beautiful night! Sombre mother of Day!Scarcely less resplendent and delightful,And even more mysteriously lovely!Spectacle of wondrous magnificence!Darkly as thy mantle wraps the fair earth,Thou displayest, rather than concealest,The incomparable wisdom of God! … Night by C.B. Langstonhttp://www.blackcatpoems.comRead more "Boston’s Back Bay & Beyond"
Bicycle bicycle bicycleI want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycleI want to ride my bicycleI want to ride my bikeI want to ride my bicycleI want to ride it where I like Bicycle Race – Queen So..you may (but probably don’t) know that I’m a cyclist. That is, I ride bicycles…a lot. And like most […]Read more "Bike Geeking Amsterdam"