Posts Tagged ‘civility’

Heads out now!

Posted: January 15, 2017 in Poetry
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A haiku for the new year. Could we possibly be a bit more civil and positive?

© janet m. webb 2016

Although I’m an optimistic person who sees the glass as half full, these days it seems that people are not only seeing the glass half empty, they’re taking other people’s glasses and hurling them to the ground to break.  Civility is an unknown word and “discussion” = name-calling. It both tires and saddens me.

In his latest book Manitou Canyon, William Kent Krueger mentions the gifts of the seven grandfathers as told by the Anishinaabe, gifts will guide a child to a good life. (more…)