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    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “We've got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn't matter with me now, because I've been to the mountaintop. And I don't mind… And He's allowed me...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Beat-up little seagull on a marble stair, tryin' to find the ocean, lookin' everywhere. Hard times in the city in a hard town by the sea. Ain't nowhere to run to. There ain't nothin'...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Back when I was a child before life removed all the innocence, my father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me…And I knew for sure I was loved. If I...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Oh, hmm where are you summer why can’t I feel you why have you gone away where is the hot sun that used to warm me why can’t I feel it today? My world...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or, fester like a sore, and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat/ Or, crust and sugar...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick; I'm so mean...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Always choose to heal, not to hurt, to forgive not to despise, to persevere not to quit, to smile not to frown, and to love not to hate! At the end of life, what...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who...

    Living for the Weekend

    “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds. Have no fear for atomic energy for none of them can stop the time. How long shell they kill our prophets while...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Johnny Taylor, still the favorite and Bobby Blue Bland still the blues, 5 dollars you got to pay, just a jukebox and no DJ. The smaller the club,...

    Living for the Weekend

    “He's the little boy that Santa Claus forgot, and goodness knows, he didn't want a lot. He sent a note to Santa for some soldiers and a drum; it broke his little heart when...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “How can I say thanks for the things you’ve done for me. Things so undeserved yet you gave to prove your love to me. The voices of a million angels could not express my...

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