The outsider

from TheFeatheredSleep

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38638686_1843766582406138_8072796370370560000_nshe wasn’t like them, so they didn’t like her

to her face they smiled and said ‘nice things’

which she knew were lies

behind her back they laughed

and made dirty-lezzie jokes

because it made them uncomfortable

to think about what they thought she did

it made them feel a bit disgusted

like when you stand too close

she looked like them in superficial ways

wore at times, nicer dresses and had longer hair

the fact that she liked girls wasn’t in their

comfort zone

when it was summer time they had

BBQ’s and invited all the neighborhood kids

wondering if she would be safe around minors or

would do something inappropriate

when they started a mommy running club

she wasn’t invited because she was neither

a mommy or someone they wanted to

bare their secrets with

what would she understand of husbands?

maybe their husbands liked her

because…

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What We See of Others Is Often An Illusion

There is a good discussion going on at Dream Big, Dream Often.

Dream Big, Dream Often

We’ve all heard the expression ‘What you see is what you get.’  Well, this is not always true.  One of the most aggravating things about having MS is hearing people say “you don’t look sick.”  As if there is some particular way those living with MS should appear.  I guess I missed the memo.

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What we see of others is often an illusion.  For some the illusion is self-created to block others out.  For others the illusion is created out of necessity to survive day-to-day.  Regardless of the circumstances it is not always easy to know what is going on with someone internally.  I can say that I am guilty of being quick to make judgements even though I work so hard to fight it.  For some reason it is so easy to assume the person who just changed lanes on me is an idiot.  The truth is I have…

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To start the day …. “FIRST DEBATE …. from ‘Late Night’ shows perspective ….“!!

Great Wrap-up of the first debate

It Is What It Is

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~~September 27, 2016~~ 

SURVIVED THE FIRST DEBATE

Whew!

Over and done.

I felt apprehensive as I waited for the first debate, I must confess.

I watched the full 90 minutes.

By the time about 20 minutes had gone by, I was at peace, breathing much easier.

I knew what was going to happen.

He unraveled, she stood steadfast.

Yes, Secretary Clinton was the winner.

It’s not my judgement, it’s the ‘peoples’ judgement.

I have my choice.

It’s always interesting to see other people’s take.

When there’s humor, it’s even better.

Here are some late night shows’ perspective.

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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#ToStartTheDay #FirstDebate2016 #HillaryClinton #DonaldTump #TruthInJest #PresidentialCampaign #PresidentialCandidate #TheDailyShow #TrevorNoah #TheLateShow #StephenColbert #ACloserLook #FirstPresidentialDebate #LateNight #SethMeyer #LateNightShows #Humor #Satire #Television #TelevisionHosts

#WeAlllAreOne…

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Do Not Label Me

A splendid piece of writing!

soulgifts - Telling Tales

do not label

I may be

Black or white or yellow

Or any shades between

Do not label me

*

I may be

Hetero or metro or gay

Or any shades between

Do not label me

do not label 2

I  may be

young or old or adult

or any shades between

Do not label me

*

I may be

Muslim or Christian or Agnostic

or any shades between

Do not label me

do not label 3

I may be

many shades of differentness

Underneath that label

whatever it may be

I am just like you

and you and you

*

Labels tend to

stick and stay

And leave a sticky mess

so

 hard

to remove

do not label 1

So best

not to

 label me  at all

Just call me

by

my

name

*

and add an

adjective or two

if there be a need

to describe

something

more

that

paints a picture

of my

essence

do not label 4

© Raili Tanska

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