MLK tribute – Poetry and art by Bob McNeil

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Today I have the pleasure of sharing both the poetry and art of Bob McNeil. His creations pay such a great tribute to the memory Dr. King. 

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Bob McNeil

Reverend King

Reverend,
Your words are elixirs, 
Compassion-enlivened mixtures, 
Laboring to emancipate heads 
From their hatred. 

May each person love 
As well as you.
May each person love 
As well as you.

Reverend,
Your visions, 
Those mountain-thriven dreams,
Gleen compassionately
As Heaven’s unsegregated denizens.

May each person love 
As well as you.
May each person love 
As well as you.

Reverend,
Your Lord Book existence
Has chapters for generations
To comprehend the mending
Greatness of allegiance. 

May each person love 
As well as you.
May each person love 
As well as you.

by Bob McNeil
Copyright 2014

About the poet and artist

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Bob McNeil was influenced by the Imagists and Negritude Movement.   Furthermore, even after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still hopes to express and address the needs of the human mosaic.

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