Walking on Ice

sunrise or sunset?

conference of birds

or diverse gathering?

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early morning gathering

or is it an evening stroll

on frozen ice

for a refreshing dip

and chill-out time?

 

no quarrelling,

some flapping and fluttering

acrobatic posing

skating on thin ice

just sharing of space

from a safe distance of the ‘stranger’

a congregating of same.

 

is it fear of the ‘other’?

the need for security?

or not daring

to step out of comfort zone?

 

life together in a diverse community

is like

walking on ice…as the sun rises…

 

words and image © copyright March 3, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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