We Celebrate 102 Issues/11 Years June/Juiy 1994
Serving the Triad
and Surrounding Areas
Well, son I'll tell you:
Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
It's had tacks in it,
and boards tom up,
and places with no carpet on the floor~
But all the time
I'se been a-climbin' on,
and reachin' landin's,
and turnin' comers,
and sometimes goin' in the dark
where there ain't been no light.
So boy, don't you turn back.
Don't you set down on the steps
'cause you finds it's kinder hard.
Don't you fall now~
for I'se still goin', honey,
I'se still climbin',
and life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
*Dedicated in memory of Reginald F. Lewis