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“It Comes Unadorned” – Toni Morrison August 6, 2019

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Hey, Jackie … May 12, 2019

Filed under: Confessional,poetry,Ramblings,Really Bad Navel-Gazing Poetry,RIP,tribute — jerzygirl45 @ 4:11 pm

I usually don’t cry on Mother’s Day …

It’s been … like, 40 years.

But I saw your picture. I mean,

really …

saw it

looked at …

examined …

searched for …

traces of me

who I could be

if you were still here.

 

I miss you …

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Here’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Reading MLK’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech in the Church Where King Gave It January 18, 2016

Filed under: birthday,Found Objects,Quotes,RIP,tribute,Videos — jerzygirl45 @ 6:05 pm

In New York City on Monday afternoon, a staggering lineup of performers gathered at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The #MLKNow program featured, among others, Chris Rock on fire as James Baldwin, and Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda reading as King himself.

Source: Here’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Reading MLK’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech in the Church Where King Gave It

 

RIP: David Bowie, 1/8/47 – 1/10/16 January 11, 2016

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The Lonely Death of George Bell – The New York Times October 19, 2015

Each year around 50,000 people die in New York, some alone and unseen. Yet death even in such forlorn form can cause a surprising amount of activity. Sometimes, along the way, a life’s secrets are revealed.

Source: The Lonely Death of George Bell – The New York Times

 

“Barcelona” – Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe October 9, 2015

  
  

  
  

Montserrat Caballe at wiki

Official site for Freddie Mercury

Barcelona album at wiki
  
  

 

RIP: CHRISTOPHER LEE, 5/27/22–6/7/15 June 11, 2015

 

 

CHRISTOPHER LEE

  
  

‘It’s terrible when you lose an old friend’: …

  
  

 

Haiku – BB King May 29, 2015

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#BBKing

 

guitar named “lucille”

King is gone, the thrill remains

mississippi blues

  
  

 

Haiku – John Nash

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#JohnNash

mathematics man

professor Nash, rest in peace

a beautiful mind

  

 

 
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