We applied our muzzy intellects to a theory of light. That all are born radiating light but that this light diminished slowly (if one was lucky) or abruptly (if one was not). The most charismatic people—the poets, the mystics, the explorers—were that way because they had somehow managed to keep a bit of this light that was meant to have dimmed.
establish your own structure — MOVE ON. MAKE A BIG GESTURE, CREATE A RITUAL WHERE YOUR WORK BECOMES PART OF THE PUBLIC. GIVE YOUR ART AWAY — GIFT IT, SELL IT, GIVE IT TO SOMEONE WHO WILL APPRECIATE IT
Few if any Democrats have encouraged Black and other marginalized people to be careful when heading to the polls, to go with a friend if they can, or have commented in any way on the risks waiting for us. Their silence on these practical problems only betrays the reality that we are not much more than votes for them to ignore as soon as it becomes inconvenient.