Like a Rolling Stone

Affirmative acts

Ideas gather momentum, like stones rolling down hill. They can be pebbles, they can be boulders, they can ripple, they can crash. Sometimes change comes slowly, justice comes slowly. I’ve been reading “Affirmative Acts” by June Jordan. The book is over 20 years old, the pages yellow with age or with incendiary thought. Many things have not changed, justice still fails many. But . . .

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

One thought on “Like a Rolling Stone”

  1. Oh, cliche, cliche! Get away. I can feel the remains of my ash like heart rolling down a hill like fragile stones meeting their batter. Oh, save me from the misery of the superficial, I am not rolling. I am not burning. i am being cremated. Sweet cremation, fundamental embalming, I find sweetness in your gateway to life after and life before, many lives are left waiting, waiting for my entrance as I know longer roll down the hill, but, instead, tumble through the pastures.

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