Occupy Richmond: Take II
Unfortunately, I left an hour before the police raid on Occupy Richmond.
I had planned on getting arrested.
Not to worry. We’re not done by a long shot.
There are of course those who do not want us to speak. I suspect even now, orders are being shouted into telephones, and men with guns will soon be on their way. Why? Because while the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth. And the truth is, there is something terribly wrong with this country, isn’t there? – V