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NaPoWriMo poem & prompt #4

Today is the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination forty-three years ago in Memphis, TN. Read “In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr.” by June Jordan (also her “Poem about My Rights” or her “Apologies to All the People in Lebanon“), then think about a political figure or issue meaningful to you and write a […]

We visited friends in Memphis, TN and Austin, TX.

  Memphis The Crystal Shrine Grotto in the Memorial Park Cemetery, a man-made cave of crystals, with dioramas of the life of Christ. The Pool of Hebron beside the grotto, in front of the Cave of Machpelah. The Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated and site of the National Civil Rights Museum […]