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A Christmas without division
by Georg E Mateos

Sunday, December 02, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Dedicate to a brother and a friend, whose emotional despair compelled me to write this few lines because I see the ungluing that's going on among ourselves and that, to survive as a Nation, we can't allowed for a few to drive a wedge between so many.

Politicians, see what you have done, forcing
unthinkable words out of a friend of my,
he told me, “I love my land, I hate my land,”
and I saw in his eyes that he was to cry,
for that innocence lost somewhere far away,
which he remember because of a Silver Star;
when pinned down, he stood put in the rear,
saving everybody by placing his life on the line.

Why is it that we are a Nation going down
that destructive political ways that divide,
and forget what Cesar said about conquering
all those that from each other become apart,
because the walls will come crashing all
if you let a personal conviction your house
open to strangers to come with discord
and destroy the very peaceful principles inside.

Don’t let silly political divergences
make you to push your brother apart.

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Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 12/7/2007
Very powerful,great writing as always dear man...Hugsssss
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 12/4/2007
Cesar was a very smart general indeed. He realized all he had to do was sit back and let discord do most of his fighting for him, then he could just stroll in and take over. Countries in the Orient have always been known for their patiencs. Maybe it isn't the Musulim terrorists we should actually be afraid of. Perhaps we should keep an eye one the huge nation of China who is already poisioning us with thier lead based painted toys, and tainted pet food. If pet food and lead based paint can get by, what's next?

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 12/3/2007
Here, Here, Very powerful pen you hold in that hand!
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 12/3/2007
good write George. Lady J
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 12/2/2007
My Darlin! Alas, the power is not given to the people, but is given to the rich, for those that have the gold makes the rules. Common folks haven't a snowball's chance in Hell! LOVE YOU! SC
Reviewed by Morning Star 12/2/2007
Very powerful write
Theirs to much greed for power in politics Georg
Beautiful words of wisdom
Excellent tribute to your brother and friend!
Love Peace and hugsss....Morning Star
Reviewed by Felix Perry 12/2/2007
Very well said and so true...our nations of North America both yours and mine are crumbling with the dictates of trying to be polically correct to everyone except our own flags...the one's are forefathers fought and died for...

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/2/2007
Don’t let silly political divergences
make you to push your brother apart.

This is wise and timely counsel, Georg. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 12/2/2007
too many divisions,,and lack of common sense.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 12/2/2007
Georg Politics could make a big difference in the world but the greed won't let them see. Thankyou for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/2/2007
A most powerful write!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 12/2/2007
"... he told me, “I love my land, I hate my land,” ..." His 'ungluing' is felt by many of us. With every passing day we are becoming a more divided nation - the have's and the have not's. Our politicians sit in their "ivory tower" dictating and forgetting that we are a nation conceived Under God - with liberty and justice for all. Perhaps, it is time for each of us to write to our congress people, tell them what we think, offer suggestions on how to improve our country, and thank them for remembering that they were elected to serve their contingencies BEST interests.

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 12/2/2007
So much truth and power in this piece...

Reviewed by richard cederberg 12/2/2007
'Ungluing' is a superb way of describing how the soul of man is darkening towards his fellow man. I feel for your friend Georg. This madness, or forced alienation,, is not inclusive to him only though. It is becoming a pandemic as the love of most grows cold. Excellent insight poet!
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 12/2/2007
George I can feel your pain, I would have thought that it would be more possible under your system of governance then anywhere, since you don't have to vote by party dictum, but the politicans could sit in accord of what is best for the country not the party, but I guess they always find a way to serve the own interests first, don't they!
Bless you! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/2/2007
The greed for power in politics will always divide us.
Reviewed by jude forese 12/2/2007
political interest groups and their representatives are certainly tearing this country apart ... unfortunately, not much will change and what does will be for the worse ... we need a uniting spirit in the political arena ... in these times, almost an impossible feat ...

powerful poem, Georg ...
Reviewed by larry linville 12/2/2007
a very touching write. Perhaps the politicians will be more responsible when we, the citizens become more involved. Oh, for a groundswell of love to lead the way!!!

Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 12/2/2007
A powerful write my friend! Words of wisdom and truth...wouldn't it be a wonderful Christmas if there was peace on earth, it seems as if heartache, pain, and cruel intentions are more abundant than ever! Thinking back to the story of Noah...makes one wonder when the Lord will say enough is enough, go get my children....thought provoking my friend!
Blessings & Happy Holidays,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/2/2007
These politicians have gotten waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay out of hand. They forget that they are supposed to help the people; that we put them there. Get a little green in their pocket, they act like they're God. They don't help the poor, the elderly, the handicapped, even our veterans. No. They are more concerned about their own affairs than to help those who are truly most in need.

Or in my case: I am 100% disabled, yet I can't get on disability. I have a colostomy, walk on two crutches due to worsening arthritis, have hearing/vision/learning disabilities, have high blood pressure/anemia, low thyroid, etc.), and then those jerkosauruses tell ME "I'm NOT disabled enough; I can work?" NO one is going to hire me. I'm disabled, over forty (fifty in less than two years), don't have a car (can't afford one, not even a dead one). I have NO income. WHAT Christmas?? Very frustrating!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(

I'm sorry about your friend. If I could help, believe me, I would!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/2/2007
Politicians are above the law, they forget whom they serve. Dem or Repub, doesn't matter--they get their fat paychecks, free medical, perks none of us could even dream of affording. Let them live on what I make--less than $230.00 a month, and I served my country! Christmas? What's that? Can't afford...

Sad one, today, Georg, sorry I couldn't help your friend. :(

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/2/2007
Truly powerful - if only politicians could see and feel, what a different world this might be.

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