Rumors of my demise are vastly exaggerated, but… it’s been way too long. Stick, stack, stuck… too much going on, and not enough writing being done!
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Because They’re All The Same
“Hate is hate, Lovey, regardless of the how others spin it.”
Jo held Tawny’s hand, the child searching her face.
“But aren’t they all terrorists, Gramaw? That’s what Josh said at recess. He said it’s better they’re killing each other, than killing us.” Her brown eyes filled with tears. “Are those people gonna kill us?”
“Sugar, bad people do bad things, but there are no those people. The people in that market were celebrating a time of peace, just like we want peace.”
She hugged her granddaughter.
“No one is gonna kill you, baby, but narrow minds hurt us all.”
(Word count: 100 exactly)
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