"You can't go back home to your family, back home to your childhood ... back home to a young man's dreams of glory and of fame ... back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed everlasting but which are changing all the time – back home to the escapes of Time and Memory."After sleeping for a day and a half (I drove straight back home, just as I'd driven straight there), I finally felt like myself on Tuesday evening -- but I couldn't write. I'm s-o-o-o full right now -- I just have to sit with it, before I let it all out. So please, bear with me.
Right now, I'm sitting here watching -- "Beah: A Black Woman Speaks" -- on the Documentary Channel. It's like somebody just knew that deep down inside, I needed that. If you're in any way, "mushy 'bout my people" like me, and you get a chance, to watch it -- Do!!
From Beloved -- Beah Richards as Baby Suggs Holly, sermon on the rock in the woods, in what is known as a circle shout:
Sometimes life -- just knows what you need...