“I’m not a racist. I have a lot of black friends. I work with a lot of black people.”
I think I’m here just to be alive. To see it. Hear it. Feel it. All of it. Even when it hurts.
“The river” is a thing, but always in motion. So never really the same. It couldn’t be “the river” without its unmoving bed.
“There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.” Except to the child-mind and -heart