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Play ing Crippled Is meaningless
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Playing crippled is meaningless when you refuse to walk.
Like you know lipstick wearing daily is inappropriate for a ten year old girl who is not playing house or is she when fondled by her mother’s boyfriend.

Playing crippled is meaningless when junior is more interested in the male choir director at church instead of baseball when you know he has no musical abilities.
Playing crippled is meaningless when you give your teenage daughter birth control pills and are shocked by her pregnancy and accompanying STD infections.

Playing crippled is meaningless when you advocate trial marriages after the unwed birth of your third child by your second baby daddy.
Playing crippled is meaningless when you blame society for your poor choices as if you are not responsible for your actions.
Remember Eve and the apple?

Playing crippled is meaningless but easy when your are blind.
After all it’s your leader dog’s fault that you bumped into a pole.
Chihuahua’s are leader dog’s aren’t they?
Playing crippled is meaningless when one sees why, where, and who you think you’re fooling.

But then that’s politics, life, and blurred vision.
Is it an allergic reaction or a mental disability
Or just plain old ordinary stupidity.
Playing crippled in a crawling world.


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Reviewed by Carol Phelan Aebby 3/31/2013
Playing crippled is looking without seeing, hearing without listening in one's own convenient little world!

A strong write from a great mind!

With respect,

Carol Phelan Aebby
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/17/2011
A very fine "slap in the face and wake up" write, Mikii. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 5/3/2011
A glaring wisdom dripping from a beautiful pen. Thanks Miki,my best wishes to you and Baba, your little brother, Abdi-Noor

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/6/2003

this rips the heart--realistic, raw, and angry write

i share your anger--WHY?????

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :( *tears*
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/6/2003
so true; much truth in this powerful write! thanks for posting! :( (((HUGS)))
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