My Poetic Path

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RIP Rodney King

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I’ve been thinking about Rodney King , since the announcement of his death at 47, over the weekend.

 I couldn’t sleep last night, so many images about him kept coming to mind.

Here’s one of: many reports  this one from Huggington Press, about his life and the circumstances of his death.

What a troubled life this man must have led after the events of 1991, when he was assaulted by four  LA police officers.

I hope he finds some true peace now.

So tragic that his life was cut short, at such a young age.

RIP Rodney King.

You will never be forgotten

PS: My apologies for the wonky text/bolding above. WordPress is in a foul mood it seems…


Author: Geraldine

I am a freelance writer, poet, artisan, avid book/product reviewer and award-winning cookbook author. I recently published the second volume of my new vegetarian cookbook series: -The Groovy Green Kitchen II: Simply, Super, Supper Soups and my fun and inspirational book, all about aging well: -Laughing AT the Grim Reaper! Gems of Wisdom for Aging Well I am also the author of: -The Groovy Green Kitchen: Weeknight Veggie Slow Cooker -Third Chapter, Second Chance (a mid-life romance) -Not Just for Vegetarians: Delicious Homestyle Cooking, the Meatless Way and the poetry collections: -Haiku Reflections:The Four Seasons (Volume i and II) and -My Poetic Path All titles available at, .ca, UK.... When I'm not writing or creating new recipes, I love to knit and crochet; usually with some "help" from feline friend, yarn-loving Mr. Cheddar! I hope you will visit and enjoy all of my blogs.Thanks for stopping by. Wishing You a Happy Week and Namaste! :-) You can also visit me at my new author's site:

One thought on “RIP Rodney King

  1. Geraldine,
    This was very tragic.
    I hadn’t watched any video of the riot, but when I did through the link here, I agree it was horriblly upsetting.
    Please take care,

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