January 28, 2021 Courtney Napier

Not Broken, Just Unfinished

“Not broken, but simply unfinished.” With that line and the ones that followed, poet Amanda Gorman, not old enough to run for president, stole the show of the recent presidential inauguration. The story as we’ve told it has various pauses and resting points, but it is not complete. And neither is your struggling neighborhood, or your civic association just limping along. Even your faltering book club, remains unfinished, as does this vast country where freedom still struggles to be born.

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