e a m harris

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Today’s haiku challenge: Intolerance

The word Carpe Diem has suggested today is ‘intolerance’. The world is full of it. But I think we should remember that it is also full of its opposite – the tolerant just make less noise.

Intolerance rises

when people shout down

love’s quiet voice.

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20 thoughts on “Today’s haiku challenge: Intolerance

  1. very well said, 🙂

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  2. Shouters and I don’t get along too well!

    Intolerance

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  3. Wonderful thought on intolerance. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. magicalmysticalteacher on said:

    The raised voice stops the listening ear…

    Intolerance

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  5. You turned the prompt up-side-down! Bravo!OK.So.I’m.Intolerant

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  6. 4joyjoanne on said:

    very, very nice

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  7. When pride and ego take control 🙂

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  8. So true. All we have to do is listen…

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