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Forum Post: Haiku Apology from a Senior Citizen

Posted 4 years ago on Feb. 12, 2012, 7:29 p.m. EST by Phanya2011 (908) from Tucson, AZ
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It is all our fault

All of it and all of us

We ignored the signs.

We grabbed a big share

We consumed all our bargains

We ignored the costs.

Frenetic spending

Credit cards to get still more

Ignoring value.

Then the bubble burst

There was no substance left

Who else can we blame?

I beg you, learn, learn

There are better ways out there

Find them and use them.

Work together, please

For the benefit of all

Not a privileged few.



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[-] 3 points by ithink (761) from York, PA 4 years ago

we will overcome

of this there is no doubt

But no change will come

until we are all

on board

join us

and together

we will teach our children

the new ways, the better ways

[-] 0 points by PandoraK (1678) 4 years ago

Not all seniors did this...some of us were screaming and no one heard.

[-] -1 points by BlackSun (275) from Agua León, BC 4 years ago

True. And from many of the posts on this site and the continued actions of our recent government most people have learned dick.

[-] 1 points by GypsyKing (8719) 4 years ago

Keep spreading the darkness - it's the only way others may see the light.

[-] -1 points by BlackSun (275) from Agua León, BC 3 years ago

A nice, cliche answer.

[-] 1 points by GypsyKing (8719) 3 years ago

You aren't worthy of more thatn a cliche, if even that.

[-] -1 points by BlackSun (275) from Agua León, BC 3 years ago

Then go away and stop replying to my posts.

[-] 1 points by GypsyKing (8719) 3 years ago

This isn't your post.