Tag Archives: judgement

Fuming…

I lost it. The computer screen got it right between the eyes. The dog hid under the desk as I gave vocal vent to the emotion the onscreen message incited. It may have been an over-reaction, but it was probably … Continue reading

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Identity #midnighthaiku

Am I black or white If eyes that see no colour Seek to define me? There are rainbows in my soul And my shadows hold the stars For Colleen’s Poetry Challenge

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Surfaces #midnighthaiku

* Living with monsters Unknown terrors lie in wait Beneath the surface * Judged by appearance Fleeing misunderstanding Missing uniqueness * Beneath the surface What is feared may live in fear Seldom black and white *

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Choices #writephoto

Eyes Hiding Strange faces Ever watchful Look out from shadows Distrusting all they see Fearing the caress of dawn That awakens them from slumber Far safer to embrace illusion Than to be revealed by the light of truth Remaining but … Continue reading

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Rattling the chains

“It’s what’s called a floating floor,“ had said the workman who had come to remove yet more chunks of my son’s wet room, “but that will mean absolutely nothing to you,” “Actually, it does.” Not only is the term fairly … Continue reading

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Misunderstood #midnighthaiku

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The courage of conviction…

‘They’ve got that completely the wrong way around.’ I almost winced as I read the article, completely disagreeing with the perspective that was being outlined. The basics were correct, I felt but there was something decidedly ‘off’ about the way … Continue reading

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About face…

“That,” I thought, looking at the author’s photograph, “is a really interesting face.” She wasn’t pretty, nor by any means young. The face was quite ‘lived in’ and had probably never been more than vaguely attractive by any conventional or … Continue reading

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The puzzle of being

“I can usually work people out,” he mused. “What their underlying motives and reasons are, what is really behind how they are. Can’t do it with myself though. Doesn’t matter how much I look… I never know if I am … Continue reading

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Walking the line…

“… so fear was originally there to help us survive.” “Yep… and with not many sabre-tooth tigers roaming the suburbs, we found other things to fear. And fear is intimately linked to how we judge people.” “How so?” It was … Continue reading

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