Of Cabbages and Kings – 2 Very Different Roads

The time has come,’ the Walrus said,
      To talk of many things:
Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —
      Of cabbages — and kings —

The time has come,’ the Walrus said,
      To talk of many things:
Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —
      Of cabbages — and kings —
And why the sea is boiling hot —
      And whether pigs have wings.’

The time has come,’ the Walrus said,
      To talk of many things:
Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —
      Of cabbages — and kings —
And why the sea is boiling hot —
      And whether pigs have wings.’

The above was stolen from Lewis G. Carroll, the poet and author of Alice in Wonderland. Carroll was a big influence of John Lennon of the Beatles, who wrote “I Am the Walrus”. In turn, Lennon was a huge influence on me and below are my thoughts.

You can’t physically force someone on the low road and then keep them there for decades and expect them then to take the high roads of protest when they finally explode and scream enough is enough. (referring to the urban unrest now erupting in our cities all over America)

(referring to the urban unrest now erupting in cities all over America)


And why the sea is boiling hot —
      And whether pigs have wings.’

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