The past is gone, my path is charted
My grasp is strong, I'm just getting started
My aim is steady and my view is clear
Once we realize the difference between hot air and truth (as in burst balloons of “prophets” who sold out versus the concept that none of us are free unless we all are) – the power of that understanding gives him the strength to look forward and fight for a future Ali can see where us > me
The other concept is that the past truly is gone. It no longer exists. It can’t be changed, altered, or improved. It is what it was — and it was critical in the experiences and ultimate choices that brought Brother Ali to where he stands today, and what he will fight for tomorrow.
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