Category : Observations on Society

In A Graveyard

Row upon row, Stone after stone Tall, ornate, expensive Small, flat, of little cost. Or donated.   Name after name, Husband, wife, child Cousin, grandparent, friend. Alone.   Row upon row, Name after name Long ago Last century, last year. Last week.   Name after name, Here too soon, Right on time, A few very

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The Cost of Caring

TLC: tender loving care. Show them you care. Caring is sharing. Most of the time it’s easy to be “nice.” “Please,” “Thank you,” “You’re welcome,” “My pleasure.” There are many ways to make someone else’s day a little nicer. Those rote sayings, as well as others, so easily slip off the tongue. Add a smile,

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A Thousand Words

It is what a picture is worth, they say. I believe it. But I am holding out. Because I must. I am just as visual as the next person, but the whizzing of images, one after another, past my line of vision in a constant barrage is deafening, if you’ll pardon the mixed metaphor. I’m

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The Devil’s Work

If I wanted to mess over a modern society, bringing it to ruin, how would I go about it? Let’s see. On the face of it, I should think it would be a difficult thing to do. After all, people are savvy and have minds of their own, don’t they? They pride themselves on being

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