[ | | | 2 interested person(s) ]

From Mr. Williams from Counterpunch.org:

Dear Ms. Winfrey,

It is with the greatest respect and adoration of your loving spirit that I write you. As a young child, I would sit beside my mother everyday and watch your program. As a young adult, with children of my own, I spend much less time in front of the television, but I am ever thankful for the positive effect that you continue to have on our nation, history and culture. The example that you have set as someone unafraid to answer their calling, even when the reality of that calling insists that one self-actualize beyond the point of any given example, is humbling, and serves as the cornerstone of the greatest faith. You, love, are a pioneer.

I am a poet...

Read the rest of this eloquently written letter to Ms. Winfrey. Mr. Williams is so smart and so damn impressive.

2 interested person(s)

Anonymous said... @ 4/24/2007 08:35:00 AM

although i live in australia and hadn't heard about what oprah said to instigate his response, i was amazed at how eloquently he expressed his opinion in that letter, it was really interesting and thought-provoking. i didn't know much about saul williams before and its motivated me to find out more about him and his work. so thanks for mentioning it. your blogs really cool, keep up the good work =)

jds said... @ 4/25/2007 07:56:00 AM

Not only is he a smart dude, but he's one hell of a performer. Do check him out if you get the chance. I saw him at a hippie festival in northern Vermont a few years ago and he blew that place apart.

Post a Comment