Jitter #28

Education is key today. Armed with knowledge they would soon discover that they are rebelling against themselves ironically, hating themselves in the process, and hurting the rest of us.  On the bejitters blog there are other fascinating insights of the everyday, take a look, and ask that you make yourself known so that a reciprocal thang be formed  with you lovelies (and not so much leave a stamp here for me), but ty.

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The man gazed in amazement at the sight before him.

“I will grant you three wishes,” the genie said, his arms crossed, floating in mid-air as genies have been known to do.

The man looked around him, at  the rainbow of skin colors and ideologies surrounding him. There was a young woman wearing a hijab. There was a man with dark skin waiting for the bus.

“My first wish,” the man said gleefully, “is for all immigrants to go back where they came from.”

“Granted!” the genie toned in a loud voice, and in a flash, a small percentage of people disappeared from the streets. The young woman remained. The man waiting for the bus remained.

“What?” the man asked, his pale skin turning slightly red. “Why are they still here?”

“They are citizens just as you are, born in this country.”

The man was visibly struggling with his emotions. “All…

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Author: Anita Lubesh

I write poetry/prose/stories/short stories/verses for children/sketch/and have 6 chapters of a novel sitting there like that half eaten trifle in the fridge or bottle of Jack Daniels because something makes you afraid to eat it or drink... right now.. I am a proud Geordie from England's northern hemisphere and the beautiful city of Newcastle upon Tyne. I live with my lovely husband who came all the way from sunny California just for me, and my favourite animal, Bobble, our dog. I am a member of Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth and wish we could all do more, especially today, when such a lot is wrong.

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