Friday, March 11, 2011

Poetry Bus

Power to the people!




discrimination comes in many forms
for folks outside the prescribed norms
a glance, a stare, a muffled laugh
the tactless taunt, the senseless gaffe





18 comments:

  1. absolutely love this! brilliant addition to the rebellion ;-D
    cheers!

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  2. So true. Can't wait to see what becomes of all of our "chants."

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  3. This is truly stirring. Great job with the prompt.

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  4. Well done, observations very cleverly captured.

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  5. wow quite the challenge ...i cant stand discrimination

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  6. This should transpose into a song quite well, methinks. Nice one.

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  7. Seems you are 'quite talented' yourself! But apart from the poetic talent, a timely comment on the appropriateness of disability humour.

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  8. gaffe! I haven't heard that in a while,
    great job

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  9. Oh, that's so impressive. You got a real poem out of it!

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  10. Good choice of subject matter, silent discribination, a powerful awful weapon. Well done Helen.

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  11. Great job with the prompt, good choice of subject!
    Short Poems

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  12. You hit the nail on the head with the inclusion of "senseless" and "tactless." Most of us never rationally think through our beliefs, simply blurting thoughtless crap.

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  13. excellent and like oak I particularly like your inclusion the almost unconsciousness of it, showing how it can be so deeply ingrained that the discriminator isn't even aware they're doing it

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  14. Spot on. I found that one very difficult and ducked out of it. Well done, you!

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  15. The subtlety of bullying/prejudice/racism neatlr captured here. One of my pet hates.Brava!

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