Saw Him in the jungle

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As I surfaced from the water, I had this strong feeling inside my stomach to look up. There at the top of the cliffside was standing a man, dressed in nothing but a pair of tarazan-like shorts, a spear in hand, and the most distinct facial features I have ever laid my eyes on.

I was about 12 years old when I saw him. Not aware of who he was. Standing there, looking down at me without an expression on his face. Just simply looking through me as if I did not exist.

Yet I felt as if I were looking at myself. Not Leonel looking at Leonel, he had stepped aside. It was something else.

Keep on rocking them dreadlocks, brother. I see You.

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Total running time 10:11

1) Concrete Jungle, by Bob Marley & The Wailers
2) Jah Live, by Bob Marley & The Wailers
3) No Hay Nada Mas, by Mos Def

 

Peace...

Leonel Franco