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....another small thought........from #1

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Balladeer
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0 posted 09-02-99 12:10 AM       View Profile for Balladeer   Email Balladeer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions   Click to visit Balladeer's Home Page   View IP for Balladeer

( written by a mother after having seen her young son playing with a neighborhood boy)

"Was that boy black?", I asked my son, who was only three.
"Gee, I don't know." the boy replied. "Next time I'll look and see."
© Copyright 1999 Michael Mack - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 09-02-99 12:13 AM       View Profile for Lucie   Email Lucie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Lucie

I love it.. I love it.. I love it!!!!!
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2 posted 09-02-99 12:15 AM       View Profile for PhaerieChild   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for PhaerieChild

I remember this one... it was one of the 1st I'd read my first day here on 8/30/99. I liked it then and I like it now

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Balladeer,
Funny and makes sense to me. Good one
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4 posted 09-05-99 10:28 PM       View Profile for Starith   Email Starith   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Starith

Short and sweet...but I think it deserves another round through the forum...so back to the top with you.

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Glad you reposted this Balladeer! Strong thought with such few words!
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Such profound message with such few words...Thank you for reposting it sir..

Errr..Does that mean the little boy was color-blind?? *giggle*

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7 posted 09-06-99 02:29 AM       View Profile for Justbleu   Email Justbleu   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Justbleu's Home Page   View IP for Justbleu

Point well made!! Great!!

Thanks!!


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Love it! Me too! Me too! me too!

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Excellent..could we all be as free from predijuce and biasis like a small child
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If only everyone saw like that! A lot of power in those two lines. I love it.
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11 posted 09-06-99 12:35 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth   Email Elizabeth   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Elizabeth's Home Page   View IP for Elizabeth

Point taken, Sir...

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12 posted 09-07-99 01:35 PM       View Profile for redwriter1   Email redwriter1   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for redwriter1

Small thoughts expand your horizons.. (smile)

Nice lines.
 
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