I live in the abstract. Spend time on the potential, not the real.
Remember imagination is not reality. Fantasy is not tangible.
I make money off of ideas, theories, visions, predictions.
What I’d give for a little bit of reality sometimes…
Never mistake your footing before you jump.
But don’t forget to leap with both feet.
No historic figure had more of an impact on my young, learning teenage mind than El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.
In memory of his political genius for human respect, dignity, and equality.
Never forget: it’s bigger than what they teach in their school books.
On this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights, New York.
Son of a Baptist minister; New York City hustler; honor student; convicted criminal; powerful minister in the Nation of Islam; father and husband: Malcolm X transformed himself, time and again, in order to become one of the most feared, loved, and undeniably charismatic leaders of twentieth-century America.
No one better represents the tumultuous times of his generation.
I miss the summer’s warm embrace.
For those who lose the realism that is our American history and how slavery impacted us. This man is holding his Great-great-great grand father’s autobiography. SO REAL.
HOLDING AN AUTHENTIC 1854 EDITION OF “TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE” (Rebounded)
Clayton J. Adams, age 43, Creative Writer-Poet
Solomon-> Alonzo-> John Henry-> Victoria-> Carol-> Clayton