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Too Prejudiced To Speak

They were fishes swimming in the same pond, but stuck up.
There were only two of them, but they did not speak.
One was polka dotted, the other was plaid.
Too prejudiced to get to know each other.

Taught by parents who did not know how to appreciate differences.
The entire pond had no other fishes, they passed each other morning and night.
For sixty years they passed each other, neither speaking.
Died lonely, and alone on the same day, neither mourning the other.

Heaven would not let them in.
“You have to go back and learn to appreciate diversity,” they told them.
They spoke for the first time.
“I hate you,” they told each other.
Not a great start.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 2/4/2019 7:37:00 AM
Nope, sure isn't! Well penned.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 2/4/2019 10:09:00 AM
You can see it too though, I know you can.
Date: 2/3/2019 6:45:00 PM
Hey Caren this is a great story for many aa human being to read. There is so much of that stupidity going on, I loved it, my friend...Peter
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 2/3/2019 8:13:00 PM
I know you did. People who "hate" others for one reason or another when they have never even spoken to them are so out-of-the-field for me I have no answers at all.