If you’re at a crossroads in life, consider taking the train.
5,000 escaped, thousands more were captured and 191 killed.
Threatened by the departure of intellectuals, skilled laborers and professionals.
Controlled by barbed wire and concrete; 100 miles of electrified fence and an 850 mile barrier.
Workers in tears created
A structure of exodus
And separated societies
With Democracy as the border.
A leaping soldier the ironic symbol of freedom.
Thirty years before sides were reunited.
I remember the jubilant celebrations.
Unfortunately, history repeats itself.
And I see the oppression.
The original phone casing
He tosses, turns and flinches in his sleep like an animal roasting in a pit.
– I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn
Adapt, improvise, overcome
View with your eyes,
see with your heart.
I thoroughly enjoy being driven places; I think I was Miss Daisy in a former life.
Don’t take me as I am;
take me as I wanna be.
I was introduced to a woman named Melba today.
I’ve met a lot of people in my lifetime but never a Melba.
My first thought was “What is she like after drinking a few?”
She must become toast!