Unfinished Business

Tonight I met Dr. Maya Angelou.  I felt like I was in the presence of royalty… and in a way, I was.  She is extraordinary.

During her presentation at the Paramount she said, “I wrote a song for Roberta Flack and I want Mr. Stein to post it to the theatre’s website.”  So I did…  not after the show, but immediately after she said that.  When Maya Angelou asks you to do something, you don’t hesitate. I got up from my seat, walked to the box office, sat at a computer and posted lyrics to the song here on my blog which links to the theatre’s website and my Facebook page.  Then I went back to my seat. 

After the show, I discovered that while I was gone, she had asked me to post two additional poems.   Were you at the show?  If so, can you tell me which poems she asked me to post?  I don’t want to dissappoint her…

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One response to “Unfinished Business

  1. Ken,
    Absolutely delightful and amazing evening!!! Thank you and the Paramount for bringing Dr. Angelou to Austin.

    The two poems were “The Health-Food Diner” and “A Brave and Startling Truth” which she wrote and delivered for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations.

    janet

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