For Jack Layton, d. August 22, 2011 by Penn Kemp
|Jack Layton, photo taken from Facebook page|
Now it feels significant to let Jack free to dance
or rest in peace, after such a monumental fight.
Somehow I feel he has won the war; I feel him
triumphant. As for the NDP, I have a vision of
not one leader rising to replace him, but a collective
of MPs riding the national swell of love for Jack.
Now Canadians in experiencing such devastating loss
will recognize his value and the values of the NDP.
At last. This may be his greatest gift to us. The time
has come not for another charismatic leader to see us
through but for the collective tribe to work in unity for
You can hear Penn being interviewed at Sound Therapy Radio and on CBC's Ontario Morning.
September 1, 6-6:30 pm.
The Spirit of a Leader with Penn Kemp in honour of Jack Layton on her show, Gathering Voices, CHRW FM, 94.9 FM. (Repeated September 8, 6:30-7:00 am).
Listen live on www.chrwradio.com/listen. First interviewed by Jay Peachy on http://soundtherapyradio.com/2011/08/23/the-spirit-of-a-leader-with-john-pippus-amanda-rheaume-and-penn-kemp/ .