dog food for breakast

dog food for breakast

A Chapter by Lyn Anderson
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on some news

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children in India eating from garbage dumps,
happily scrounging through toxins to make a buck,

a suburban housewife writes about taking her lumps,
a dog food diet to lose 2 pounds; oh what luck,

who need worry about a vaccine for Ebola,
when there's a store promotion on Cherry Cola?

probe launch to a comet to see what we can see,
history dwarfed by a nerd who can't dress properly.

spend a morning chatting with unlimited text,
PETA applies to build a monument for turkeys.

hide in a bomb shelter and hope you are not next,
please stop making martyrs out of others' babies ...



only 39 days shopping days left till Christmas.



© 2017 Lyn Anderson


Author's Note

Lyn Anderson
Some of the news from the past week. Nuff said.

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Dripping with sarcasm...
But yeah, scientist in shirt, probably should have known better.
I personally could care less but common sense dude...

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

What really killed me is how that became the focus, not the science.
Matching Socks

6 Years Ago

Exactly...
It is a polarized world indeed and with different absurd priorities of the rich vs. the poor. I have read where few people control the majority of the wealth in the world while all others go hungry or suffer all sorts of diseases. Not against the rich but against the stingy and humane of them. Excellent...:)........................

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Certainly. Thank you, I just hate it when real news is drowned out by chatter.
Sami Khalil

6 Years Ago

I agree. You are welcome...:)......
hide in a bomb shelter and hope you are not next,
please stop making martyrs out of others' babies ...



only 39 days shopping days left till Christmas.

Your poem, brilliant by the way, asks the reader to find the balance between caring for the world and enjoying it. What is the balance … and with so much suffering is anyone entitled to it? I think yes … because otherwise it is life toiled and not lived. That said … Ebola vaccine and children with full stomachs of food and not garbage … some priority. I think.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Yes, thank you, I appreciate it. The same damned things that frustrated me as a teenager frustrate m.. read more
Pryde Foltz

6 Years Ago

I hear you … this is my blog link … scroll down to the third blog and you'll get my views on the.. read more
Well, this is an eclectic mixture of items. It puts the paltry worries of normal Americans to shame, when we hear of the true barren poverty in Indonesia and India. Children living in garbage dumps are scrounging for food. And the truly tragic and downright disgusting news of people who rush out on Black Friday after Thanksgiving, crowding stores and trampling people in the rush to get into Walmarts and Best Buys and Targets for another television or Ipad. The materialism is sickness in this country. If they spent even 1/3 of their attention caring for other humans and donating food and time at the soup kitchens, this world would be a better place.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Literally, listening to talk radio over a couple days, these are some of the discussions, along, of .. read more
Bright Ocean Star

6 Years Ago

She's as disgusting as the Walmart tramplers...
It is amazing what people focus on and what they ignore. I've come to loathe watching the news as well as some of the celeb shows. Solid write. Speaks volumes and doesn't hold back

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

I do avoid a lot of this stuff, but listen to talk radio. When something particularly bothersome pok.. read more
Loving this right here it is awake to the realities of political imagination. This contradictions expressed here are the ones we are supposed to smile and just take? No way ! Daily efforts can be guided in many different ways so that we can contribute towards having less of this sensless manipulations. Social conciousnes is an obligation.

Great writing.

Thankyou

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

It is. That's why I avoid this stupidity at all costs.
The world is a crazy place and the harshness of other countries don't seem real some some who live in the USA. Perspectives can differ greatly and some will never know what a true struggle is.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Absolutely. Distorted realities.
I have essentially given up on news other than the local evening news to see what is happening in my city. The rest is spun so much, and the celebrity gossip seems to be more important than the events unfolding in the world that could have serious repercussions for us.
Well laid out here KL.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Yes, I heartily agree. Thank you.
Media got everything to offer . All in the name of intertainment and distractions .

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

Yes, everything but the important things.
Wow, KL, I cannot tell you how this touched my heart, we tend to take our lives for granted and tend to worry about things that are not really 'that' important... there are many things a lot more important out in the world, we shouldn't take family or life for granted - we're lucky.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

6 Years Ago

So true. First world problems. We need to suck it up.

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