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When your younger brother runs around the house with scissors, you should definitely object. ~ Vocabulary.com

Dedicated to @VinceSchilling and his wife @DelSchilling and their absolutely hilarious and heartbreaking tweets .

I’m not feeling at all amorous

as I wade into the forbidden fray

of squabbling neighbors who are unprepared

to be hospitable and welcome dissidents.

I summon agape.

People expect me to choose

sides, and I am here to hold

space for the silenced. I notice

others here, engaged in compassion.

Recognizing each other, we light up

the field and connect like artists

who are instructed by the white space

between brushstrokes. My ears are cocked

for the sounds of the ones

we haven’t included, inviting the silenced

to sing. Once I’ve

blocked the streams to Tweeted

hate and lies, their laughter

rings, and I see the clear signs

they’ve been holding patiently.

And I hear

What was…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. AlanGraceNZ says:

    As usual, you are very welcome Victoria 🙂

    Like

  2. Alan, thank you for your generosity. It’s so fun to recycle with you!

    Liked by 1 person

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