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Sunday, 2 March 2014

2 march





we don't serve your type here

six words that trigger a national assault


what if we were to list 

our own ugliness 

and display it at the local diner
 

is it that we are just better at caging our words

I guess we like to fuel the rage

and did you ever want to just cry


 mercy



15 comments:

  1. "we don't serve your type here"

    This kind of a sign, can still be displayed????

    Or am I misunderstanding your message????

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  2. Them and us still prevails..it does seem like an endless cycle of who fits and doesn't..but who has the right to decide? Thoughtful write..

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  3. Perfect in its simplicity and very apt in blending the words so beautifully! Nicely asos!

    Hank

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  4. apparently they are still having some issues in Arizona Tessa http://www.carolinalive.com/news/story.aspx?id=1012765#.UxNQ04X4LPs

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  5. is this a reference to bygone days-no I see you've included a link above I shall have to check this out, if this exists it is a frightening state of affairs!

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  6. we all have shadows...imagine if we had to wear them around our neck and face the same each day...would we learn to love?

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  7. Good question you're asking....'our ugliness' ~ we have different opinions and views....and we have the moral, culture..,.~ how to make all happy? ~ never answered question....

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  8. Your second stanza has quite a powerful message in it. Our we aware of our own ugliness at times, or do we just make excuses and blame others. Good poem.

    Pamela

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  9. To set up a sign like that is a disgrace.

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  10. Racialism and prejudice is the resort of the weak in fear. Colour, religion, political leanings and even eating habits to name just a few are all in that package of hate for those that are not the same as you. Poverty doesn't help either! Keep blowing the trumpet!

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  11. Realize that someone who would display such a sign is actually hanging their own ugliness around their own neck for all the world to see. Awareness is the key, so I keep hoping that all of us continue to write, speaking out against such as these.

    Elizabeth

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  12. Sadly, this a lot more timely than it should be.

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