Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

MLK’s Birthday

I’ve put versions of this poem on the blog a few times over the years, but it always seems appropriate to post it again on Dr. King’s birthday. I have added a verse or two over the years. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ©1995, 2009, 2014 Rolland G. Smith  I had a dream the other night And Martin Luther King was there. He spoke in tones befit the wise And asked me if I’d share, The news of how his dream came out, Since he…

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MLK 50th

I’ve posted this poem a number of times over the years and given yesterday’s 50th annivesary of Dr. King’s “I have a dream speech,” I think it is still appropriate. To wit: MLK © 1995 Rolland G. Smith I had a dream the other night And Martin Luther King was there. He spoke in tones befit the wise And asked me if I’d share, The news of how his dream came out, Since he had been away.   I told him times had changed somewhat…

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MLK

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ©1995, 2009 Rolland G. Smith   I had a dream the other night And Martin Luther King was there. He spoke in tones befit the wise And asked me if I’d share, The news of how his dream came out, Since he had been away.   I told him times had changed somewhat But the dream was still a dream And somewhere in these many years Was progress, or so it seemed. Tell me, he said, what has happened, Since…

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Martin Luther King

I’ve posted this poem before and I will again on the occasion of celebrating MLK’s birthday. Martin Luther King © 1995 Rolland G. Smith   I had a dream the other night and Martin Luther King was there. He spoke in tones befit the wise and asked me if I’d share, the news of how his dream came out, since he had been away.   I told him times had changed somewhat, but the dream was still a dream and somewhere in these many years…

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