10. simple analysis of facts can paralyze us
9. if things are gonna change we've got to trust
8. a head brain for such a mission is not enough
7. so the only way forward is love...
This is the path of the Sacred Activist.
Sometimes our public servants need to hear the truth. In rhyme. Serendipitously, I was invited to be on a panel at Te Papa, the national museum of New Zealand, alongside the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. She has supported the dropping of one of the world's most toxic poisons in the forests and rivers around my community and others throughout NZ. So I wrote her a poem to let her know how I feel about it... yeah, I'm probably not going to get invited back to Te Papa for a while...
Some freestyles on the topic of the chocolate river of life flowing through us. (fully improvised)
Rising Tide: a climate justice poem. Live musical accompaniment by Henry Shanks.