To sin by silence…
We pray that we will be spared. Today it was Karm el-Zeytoun. Tomorrow it could be our families with their throats cut.
I read a headline about Syria, but I turned the page.
Why were our children butchered by one American soldier? We did not deserve this. There is no Taliban here. No enemies of the allies. Why us?
I heard a radio report about Afghanistan, but I turned it down.
“To sin by silence, when we should protest, makes cowards out of men.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I saw the news on the television.
But I turned it off.
This week’s 100-word challenge was prompted by Julia’s keywords “…but I turned it off…” and by recent events.
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