Friday Fictioneers: Never Again?

TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND

Warning:  Political strong political content. I’ve left my thoughts for the end, so you can think your own thoughts.

Friday Fictioneers is run by our own Energizer Bunny, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Join in, or read many more stories, at her blog Addicted to Purple. As always, I welcome honest, constructive feedback. Freedom of speech: use yours and leave a comment.

© Sandra Crook © Sandra Crook

First they came for Blacks, but I didn’t speak out–

Because I wasn’t black.

Then they came for the Jews, but I didn’t speak out–

Because I wasn’t a Jew.

They came for Boris Nemtsov, but I didn’t speak out–

Because the Russians don’t concern me.

Then they came for the cartoonists–

And I marched; I yelled; I let everyone know that this was wrong,

Because freedom is sacred.

But, I was left alone with cartoons–

The Jews were quietly slaughtered, again, and around the planet Blacks were…

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