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Jerry
by Henry Burt Stevens
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Jerry
by Henry Burt Stevens
7/29/2004
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Jerry opened his
comments with "morality"
as the centeral theme


When he took a breath
i suggested the term
"social control"


But it turned out
morality can only come
via God and Jesus Christ


Jerry had approached
my table at McDonald's
indicating an interest in my poetry


Whenever i spoke
he interrupted me
quickly negating my words


After a while i said
"Jerry, this is a public place
you sat, now get up"


We shook hands smiling,
standing tall looking down
he said:


 "The only difference between
 you and me is I know the truth
 and you do not."



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Reviewed by jude forese
sound like Jerry needs an oil change ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron
People who are ignorant always think they know it all.
Thanks for sharing Henry. Jerry was a fool.

Eileen
Reviewed by Aberjhani
A very interesting commentary on the failings of social intolerance. Enjoyed the read.
Reviewed by Alexandre Arnau
if you can, please forward jerry's phone #, i'm in desperate need of some christian "truth"...you seem to have handled him with grace and intelligence. i really enjoyed this read.

respects, -A.
Reviewed by Sue Hess
some people can only see their particular truth and that won't change because their mind is closed.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
You know this is true I think whenever two people with strong feelings and emotions get together. Hope it still can be worked out and as long as you are talking and not fighting, I suppose that is what counts.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
My lawyer will get in touch with yours.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Hmmmmnnnn it sounds like Jerry needs to re-examine his ego and his knowledge. I commend you for your patience even in writing this poem so calmly as you have.
Felix
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