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Day before Yesterday, Yesterday, Today; Tomorrow
by Louisa A Dobbins
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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No Excuse for Excuses

At a time like this
We need the Lord to
Help us, at a time
Like this: Google
louisa1943

Find some consolation.
I lived through the death
of Emmitt Till.
It was a time I had
to learn to beware.

Even of my white cousins.
Today we live through
the death another of
our innocent babies.
Trayvon Martin.
 
Another Emmitt Till.
Innocent and dead!

Louisa A Dobbins
(c)24Mar2012

 

 

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Reviewed by JMS Bell 3/29/2012
YOU ARE SO RIGHT, LOUISA. I DON'T KNOW ALL OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THIS INCIDENT IN fLORIDA, BUT THIS I DO KNOW - WHATEVER HAPPENED, TRAYVON, WHO HAPPEN TO BE WEARING A HOODIE AND ONLY HAD A BAG OF SKITTLES ON HIM AND WHO WAS FRIGHTENED BECAUSE HE WAS BEING FOLLOWED BY A WHITE MAN AT NIGHT THAT DIDN'T IDENTIFY HIMSELF, DID NOT 'DESERVE' TO DIE! IF ONLY THE OVER ZEALOUS WATCHMEN WITH A GUN HAD 'LISTENED' TO THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE 911 OPERATOR AND 'NOT' FOLLOWED THE BOY. MY HEART ACHES EVERY TIME I THINK ABOUT IT AND I AM JUST WAITING TO SEE WHAT WILL BE THE FINAL ANALYSIS OF THIS TRAVESTY. I SYMPATHIZE WITH TRAYVON'S MOTHER. THIS IS SO HEARTWRENCHING AND SO VERY SAD! THANKS FOR SHARING, LOUISA. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/25/2012
“There'll come a time, when no man is judged by the color of ihs your skin…”

Martin Luther King

That time is now!

Ron
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 3/24/2012
I never had a child but my heart is heavy. I've been shot at as a child in 1954. I can imagine the pain of the parents in 2012.



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