But, based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers, I started going on freedom rides in 1966.
Based Freedom Young
CORE was committed to nonviolence, but I was not.
The first function of poetry is to tell the truth, to learn how to do that, to find out what you really feel and what you really think.
Think Out Find
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that's political, in its most profound way.
Yourself Truth Beautiful
Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth.
In the process of telling the truth about what you feel or what you see, each of us has to get in touch with himself or herself in a really deep, serious way.
Way See Each
That attitude that fighting is probably not fair, but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy, has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
We do not deride the fears of prospering white America. A nation of violence and private property has every reason to dread the violated and the deprived.
There are two ways to worry words. One is hoping for the greatest possible beauty in what is created. The other is to tell the truth.
Beauty Words Truth
Bisexuality means I am free and I am as likely to want to love a woman as I am likely to want to love a man, and what about that? Isn't that what freedom implies?
Means Man To Love
Consequently, most of us really exist at the mercy of other people's formulations of what's important.
Consequently Us Most
I think I have come to a place where I'm able to feel more comfortable about being honest.
Come Being Honest Being