Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said:
“All life is interrelated,
and we are all caught
in an inescapable network of mutuality,
tied in a single garment of destiny. . . .
I can never be what I ought to be
until you are what you ought to be.
And you can never be what you ought to be
until I am what I ought to be—
this is the interrelated structure of reality.”
Autumn is my song,
its leave rustling,
turning colors in mid air,
and falling like a dance
bowing at the end with thanks
for being part of an endless