RE: Sidney Poitier and his Haitian link

Wooghie78 - July 22 2013, 7:51 AM

This seems to me a poetically description of a relived (general) birth, in which the actor finally cuts his own family history off a trunk, that until then has not been in chance of a real live (1963).

By dazzling on (or off?) the silver screen, Sidney Poitier reaches his fathers claim(s) for being his son. Over the time and by discovering his own roots, after a first hardly to believe recognition of all the possibilities, his own life has to offer so far for him (1950).

But after finally reaching that personal freedom, this appears to the reader as the understanding of a last[ing] (logically) instruction, the actor had to receive in his life. A saying like "lilacs and (withered) lilies", that the AA must have provided for Mr. Poitier in substitution of his parents, which illuminated his new entrance to life, therefore should have let him also becoming aware not only of the destiny his ancestors had to fulfill, but also of the so called "determination indicative" they might have spent their lifetime for and of course for good reason.

So the reader gets concious of the fact, that Mr. Poitier has begun a first real although dedicated new life to that time in 1963, which once yet has been arranged by his ancestors and their own lifes for him.

It is true, it must have been thought to be dedicated to an ongoing help of the haitian people until today.

That is also, why Mr. Poitier later on has been found as a mayor, a politician and a general caretaker of Haiti and its people.

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