"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, February 13, 2012

Magpie 104-Emancipation




Countries built
Upon the back of slavery
Slow to repair
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16 comments:

jabblog said...

Yes, so many to serve just one . . .

jabblog said...

Yes, so many to serve just one . . .

Jinksy said...

How right you are...

Helen said...

Lots of wisdom here Missy ... for one on the move!

izzy said...

Slow to repair INDEED!

Brian Miller said...

yep...and ours was as well...tight....

Arian Tejano said...

how very apt for the image

Tumblewords: said...

Yes, there's a world in your words.

Williamz JungleJuice said...

Greetingz Snappy Repartee, a very political spin and one that caught me totally off guard....consistent with ur snappy repartee? Thanx 4 sharing

jane.healy said...

Now this is an original and quite stark response.

Well done

Helena said...

I admire a post that carries upfront. Fittingly put!

Yvonne Osborne said...

Some will never be repaired.

Excellent verse

ds said...

Sadly, too true.

Isabel Doyle said...

Wonderful observation Kathe - so sad, so true.

Tess Kincaid said...

Yes, and sadly so...

Linda said...

It is truly sad that ours is the voice of experience talking. Poignant haiku. Thank you for sharing.