by Anne Pick
Local musician Victor Johnson heard about
For Johnson, he couldn’t get these words out of his head. The following week, he wrote the song, “On This Train,” which was inspired by and dedicated to the memory of
Johnson released the track last Friday. He sees it as an independent effort to cultivate love and healing through music and empathy and to honor the victims of the Portland train attack. Listen to the full song and remember, a little bit of love can go a long way. Thanks to Johnson for the reminder that it’s important to respond to hate with love and creativity rather than more hate and violence.