Purpose

Sitting in the sun,
lonely and alone.
Waiting for the moment,
to finally be put to use.
I never sleep,
just sit idly by.

Here they come now,
be careful how you handle me.
Mum is smiling,
Dad is scowling.
Kids are happy,
we are ready to go.

Now I am moving,
my wheels are spinning.
I can feel the breeze,
it is cooling my parts.
Dad is giving me gas,
this is why I am here!

Words © Neil Hayes and neilhayeswrites

Points of View

The world is full of myriad opinions at the moment. Everything from Covid to Black Lives Matter elicit different points of view. Some of which are articulated in an extremely hostile manner. Nobody seems to be considering the fact that both sides of any argument could be correct, at least about something.

Alas, we seem to be living in a world where if a person says something you disagree with, then they must be full of shit about everything else too. Sorry about the language, but only that truly expresses the rage which you often see. The problem is that when we take sides we seem to assume that there are only two. But this is not a war between countries, or a sport, and this is not a two-dimensional world. Would you want it to be?

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