You is born lucky, and it's better to be born lucky than born rich, cause if you is lucky you can git rich, but if you is born rich and you ain't lucky you is liables to lose all you got.
Our concern was to get them out of unsafe conditions,
The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.
We're trying to make sure no one falls through the cracks,
People really have opened their hearts and are welcoming everybody and people want these evacuees to come -- personally I think that's very wonderful and it's very much appreciated, these offers of hospitality, ... But I think they may not be needed.
My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
We wanted to draw from the guidance and expertise of the people that have already gone through this. For us, this has been very informative.
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
White folks needs what black folks got just as much as black folks needs what white folks got, and we's all got to stay here mongst each other and git along, that's what.
I'm hearing that a lot of them just don't want to be relocated again, ... They got to a place where they felt warm and safe and welcomed and didn't want to go someplace else.
Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
We normally don't reimburse them, ... On occasion, for things or an event above and beyond their capabilities, we step in from time to time.
Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor.
I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song - the fusion of the South, my body's song and me.
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