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rifles (tanka)
by George E Thompson

Friday, September 28, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Just general thinking....about Katrina.


guns ready to fire

at those hungry, angry ones

who break pantry gates

heeding not the warnings

searching for food

(c) 2007 George E Thompson
 
 
 

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Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader) 1/27/2008
Well done! I thought this was about the Palestinians who recently broke through the border into Egypt until I read it again and saw your prologue. I suppose that speaks to the universality of this experience that you have captured in ink.
Reviewed by Charlie 11/3/2007
About every 4th month in Peru there's a "huelga" (strike) by store-keepers. Prices double--sometimes triple--overnight, and stores are raided--no food's available, and the stupid thing is: it just makes the store owners have to raise the prices again. It's a vicious cycle! And so it goes... Just like Katrina. --Such a waste. I look at the Califonians sharing and banding together, and my faith in humanity restores a bit--people reaching out in love and empathy rather than anger...Still, my heart goes out to the hungry. What would you do if your family was starving? I love my charities! Nice to know you're doing something. --Charlie
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 10/7/2007
There was never enough food in New Orleans to begin with. This saddens me!!!

Sandie May Angel :o(
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/4/2007
There is never anything good about guns. I do appreciate what you express here my friend. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/1/2007
A write to make all think of what is really going on in the world we live in George. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 9/30/2007
The shame of it all. Great write. Liz
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 9/29/2007
It still boggles my mind to think of the BILLIONS of dollars that are handed over to fuel a war or send a shuttle into space, but a poor helpless family is still left to suffer right here in our own country!
There's something very wrong with this picture!
Very wrong!
Thank you for sharing, George~
Powerful words to spark a fire of thoughts!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by William Bonilla 9/29/2007
Well spoken And Penned George
a shameful truth
Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 9/28/2007
And, they're still searching for food. Food for their bodies and their souls. Maybe the relief agencies will finally take responsibility and make things right for them. Such a sad commentary on our society.

Kathy
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/28/2007
A very interesting and poignant piece of many poor souls in search of.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by D Johnson 9/28/2007
thought provoking write...

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/28/2007
Excellent George!

ET
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 9/28/2007
Interesting write,enjoyed...Hugsssssssss



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