It has become increasingly sad to me that we live in a society that is hell bent of placing Labels on Everything. If one were to have a view then that view best be in agreement with the norm OR one would risk being labelled Crazy Right Wing OR Loony Left Wing. It matters little to me which is labelled it is the divisions that are caused as a result of such labelling.
There was a time when one could hold a view on something and either be accepted or not, but that person rarely are lebelled as a result. I grew up with a mindset that mankind is without colour as seen in the so called norm’sof today. One is labelled as Black or White, BUT I fail to even consider adhering to such so called norms. All are people, not to be labelled as one colour or the other.
There is also a growing tide within media to label a view that is not of the views that the media organisation, then such are labelld as Crazy Right Wing or Right wing OR a host of other such terms.People and media are growing more and more unacceptable of anothers views. regardless of the view one being labelled to display them as outsiders in regards of their views. One has become unacceptable of a persons views or of that person when they voice something differ than the so called norm.
This is where todays poem comes in. This is what I seek to address such a topic within todays poem. The time when different opinions can be voiced without such demeaning labels has disappeared.
Please enjoy this poem.
Labelled Walking through the avenue few on queue, Pondering and laundering thoughts ne’er new. Wings appear on words no fear I yet hear, Label the bottle find the clue my dear. Bring forth your tune soon masters will label, Stand to be judged o’er the coffee table. Stand and cheer, bring some beer judges bring you fear, The poison chalice now labelled so clear. Walk as believed all shall be labelled soon, Dare to differ yet sing to another tune, A label shall be cast and marked to see, Stand on the pulpit declare you case free. Dare to differ but differ if you dare, Fly with the wing preferred then none shall glare. Free to choose from a team of one, go seek, The label awaits The Crazy Wing, speak. What happened the loving kind free of hate, Where goes the accepting crew embrace fate. The marriage of the one voiced state with holds, Crazed marked and silently sit outside folds. © Pat Fitzgerald 2023
Thank you for reading this far into this post, I realise that this topic will attract views that may cause division, but I ask that al coments are in a polite manner. I will remove any comments that I see or feel may appear to cause division. I will accept comments that I may disagree with, But it is a river that flows both ways.
On occasions I post and publish a post with mistakes or typos included, this is not on purpose, But when I discover and publish the post I correct and update as soon as any mistakes or typos are found. Thank you for any understanding.
This post an other such posts are meant to highlight an issue or to bring such forth to consider and chew over. For us to consider If we are doing justice for humanity or are we taking society beyond a mark we have never gone before. Does anything need readdressing. Do we have to accept a view that offends so many or do we yet again change direction.
In finishing, please stay safe, take care and show a little loving care to those in society that are in need of a little loving care.
Until next time Cheers..
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