Correlate: (v) to bring into mutual or reciprocal relation
My eyes popped open as I awoke this morning.
So did my black brother’s in Harlem.
My sister in China agreed nodded her head in union.
I convinced myself I felt better once I got up and around.
The young man living on the Indian reservation concluded the same.
I was hungry—but picky—and only wanted a certain something or another for breakfast.
A young boy in Mexico told his mother exactly the same thing.
I started my day wanting to be grumpy but realized I wouldn’t be able to get by with it.
My black sister in Chicago, who holds down three part-time jobs, prayed to reach the same position.
My mind was reluctant to do much of anything.
Somewhere in Japan, a young girl said amen.
But once I got going, moving around, my spirit became sweeter.
That’s what the Irish gentleman driving his taxi in New York also decided.
By the end of the day, I had accumulated enough good experiences that I was able to banish the bad experiences from my mind and be grateful that breath was still in my lungs.
On this one, the Eskimo, the Aborigine, the Aussie and the Queen of England concur.