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Chase Morris was a little over a year when this image was taken. He will be 17 on the 22nd of this month. Happy Pre-Birthday, Chase.

“. . . but looking through their eyes, we can see
what our long gift to them may come to be.
If we can truly remember, they will not forget.”
— kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

ChaseFlowerWindmill III blogChase Morris (September 3, 2005) “eyes already set on a land we never can visit” 
— Image by kenne

This image of Chase is one of my favorites, and so too is the Miller Williams poem, “Of History and Hope.” Both capture the essence of life. Williams has written, “I put myself in a spiritual and physical place where I’ve learned from experience the synapses are likely to fire and the juices are likely to flow, and simply begin to write” — read and feel the juices flowing.

— kenne

Of History and Hope

BY MILLER WILLIAMS

We have memorized America,
how it was born and who we have been and where.  
In ceremonies and silence we say the words,  
telling the stories, singing the old songs.
We like the places they take us. Mostly we do.  
The great and all the anonymous dead are there…

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Posted July 5, 2021 by kenneturner in Information

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