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It Troubles Me To See Such Tiny Folk: The tiny people who inhabit my television aren't just small in stature, they are small in every other way.
Posted by Janee, Nov 6, 2007. 3343 views. ID = 293

It Troubles Me To See Such Tiny Folk

Posted by Janee, Nov 6, 2007. 3343 views. ID = 293
This post was written in 23 minutes.
Thematically, this about the same message as MichaelK's We Are Not Alone In The Universe. He had a more clever way of saying it, though. :)
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It troubles me to see such tiny folk,
with lives measured out by our attention spans,
whose worlds are filled to overflowing
with bumbling husbands,
stupid bosses,
shewish wives.

It troubles me to see such tiny folk,
gripped by cynicism, indifference and despair,
who think that insult passes for communication,
and humor equals
sadistic cruelty and
sarcastic wit.

It troubles me to see such tiny folk,
with lovely face, strong physique, and perfect grace,
who believe their value is found in these,
instead of kindness,
generosity, and
faithful love.


It troubles me to see such tiny folk,
but then I think of other lives, wasted and lost
in hours of watching tiny antics of tiny folk,
And then I think to myself:
Maybe the tiny folk on my TV
Aren't the small ones after all.




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