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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Haiku

For Stephen Lewis

is she on her way?
We Are the World
sung loud on the radio

Published in The Toronto Star (August 30, 2011)


Former U.N. Ambassador Stephen Lewis ended his moving eulogy for Jack Layton yesterday with this inspiring quote:

Not only is another world possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

~Arundhati Roy