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The Trick is to Eliminate The Differences - Poetry by Susan Patterson

Sunday, August 21st 2016 @ 6:08 PM

The Trick is to Eliminate The Differences - Some believe the Earth whirls through space
Turning to perpetually right itself
. . . . . .

- Poem, audio, and discussion by Susan Patterson

 

 

 

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The Trick is to Eliminate  
The Differences
 


Some believe the Earth whirls through space
Turning to perpetually right itself.
Others know the Earth is flat and constant.  

Some believe study is the tool of enlightenment,
And discovery a necessity.  
Others trust what is told to them by their elders.

A few of us do the talking while
A great many of us are listening in fear.  

A few of us have more
Than the rest of us put together.

Some partake of the daily fill,
Others never have enough.

Some say we have come far
From the darkness of our ignorance.
Others say we haven’t even
Left the caves.
 
Earlene Grey
02-2014


Author Comments:


There is such a vast chasm in this world between those who have and those who have not.  We have different understandings to trust, different food to eat, and different ways to live each day.  All this has come about because of religions, environmental opportunities, education and the availability of viable work. 

Before we can all get along, we must eliminate the differences.  And the key to that challenge lies in the opportunity for people to be educated and to find work.  It is of course more basic than that really.  To be educated, people must be fed.  To be fed, they must have water.  I know.  It is tough.  But it could be done.  My vote would be work at providing everyone with a reasonable source for water and then educate, educate, educate.  Schools, not bombs. 

We have enough resources on this earth to keep us all.  We just have to be smart enough to use our resources to benefit everyone...and to eliminate the differences.        skp

~ Susan Patterson, EarleneGrey.com

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SUSAN PATTERSON who on occasion writes under the name of Earlene Grey, is the author of two books of tea poetry, Musings With a Cuppa-The Poetry of Tea and Heart to Heart-Considered Sentiments for Teatime.  She has also published a book of memoirs, Tom and Irma-Chronicles of the 1950’s.  Her latest book, Unnoticed Moments, is a collection of contemporary poetry.  Ms. Patterson posts a weekly poetry blog, The Causerie, and is a weekly guest on an international podcast from England. Her work is humorous, thoughtfully intelligent and compelling. Please visit, www.EarleneGrey.com to schedule appearances and to purchase books.

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