The Artist's Logbook Week 3
Thank you, Omar!
Oh Lord don't let me be misunderstood...
I really get that: a few years aag:I was in cashier line in a restaurant when I accidentally pumped into a man, happened to be a black guy, in front of me. But before he had a chance to react, I softly tapped on his shoulder and said I'm so sorry. He suddenly turned and again I said I'm so sorry. But to my surprise and others around us, he started yelling that I assaulted him. I was so shocked and embarrassed but no matter how many times I said I'm sorry it didn't seem helping. I finally moved to another line and that seemed to cool him down.
I like the Animal's song although the Nina Simon's version really expresses my feeling at the time: