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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Neither Positions Nor Possessions...

Tonight I watched a moving, memorable Holocaust documentary with Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel, filmed at today's Auschwitz. (Please, after reading my post, scroll up again to line 1 and click on the hyperlinked phrase above!)

At one point, Elie Wiesel told Oprah, "What I realized here is that nothing mattered…positions or possessions, nothing." His eloquent words inspired this poem:

Sorry To Burst Your Bubble, but…
By S. L. Lipson 

          P ossessions
          O r

                     P ersuasions                                      
                     O r
                     P ermissions

                                 P olitics
                                 O r
                                 P ontifications

                                          P op!
                                             F izzle!
                                                F ade!
                                                   F ly...

                                      Only Love survives.