"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

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Magpie #119 Dark Decisions

House At Dusk, 1935, Edward Hopper



Decisions made

By men who will not risk their lives

Only your sons

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26 comments:

Brian Miller said...

sharp & pointed...and perfect for the weekend....men unwilling to risk their own making decisions for those that will...chilling isnt it...

Gail said...

So truthful...in so few words. Great job.

anthonynorth said...

A powerful message in this. Excellent.

Catfish Tales said...

Oooo.... Chillingly true. :(

Cad said...

And that's dark...

Helen said...

Oh Kathe,
Perfect for this weekend ...

zongrik said...

very mysterious. then again, there's something mysterious about the background in this also.

neither good nor bad

DCW said...

I would not have seen that in the picture but, as soon as I read your lines, the link was clear.

Bee's Blog said...

Sinister but true. Very well said.

Linda said...

Brilliant, well said and poignant. A Memorial Day message as vivid as a poppy. Thank you for sharing, Kathe.

Paige + Shauna said...

so on target. bravo!

MARGARET GOSDEN 2 said...

Wish I had had that line for mine!

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

as in WOW!..

JJRod'z

Christine said...

sadly dark and true

Tumblewords: said...

Perfect timing for your powerful piece.

jane.healy said...

Very good reply to the response

jane.healy said...

Sorry meant to say very good reply to the prompt

izzy said...

Oh my you take aim- Zing! thanks.

Lyn said...

Great...that really hits home!

Laurie Kolp said...

Oooh... I LOVE this!

Kutamun said...

Too true, Kathe, and preferably not rich sons

R. Burnett Baker said...

Heard THAT!

Celia said...

Perfect, thank you.

Tess Kincaid said...

Very apropos for Memorial Day...sad and chilling...

Kat Mortensen said...

Whew! Bullseye!

(Your Lucy was posted to "Shooting Cats and Dogs" yesterday. Did you see her?)

Helena said...

So few words - such great impact! This is wonderful, Kathe!