Wednesday, April 4, 2007

thirty-nine years ago, this afternoon [o/t]. . .

rev. martin luther king jr. was felled by
a single round -- fired from a .30-06 rifle,
while standing on the balcony outside
room 306 of the lorraine motel, in memphis. . .

and so began the very long, hot spring of 1968. . .

[this historical interlude is technically
off-topic for this blog, but it felt relevant
on this particular morning. . .]

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