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Offline John George 'JG'

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Closed Minds are Closed
« on: December 01, 2010, 12:08:01 AM »
Shortly, I'm going to be advertising my "new" community to a wider area. I've learned a lot (thanks to Adam McC!) and I feel I'm ready to go public. Keep an eye out for Columbia County Parkour y'all!

However, the true motivation for this topic is a little piece of accidental poetry I dreamed up today while thinking about how some people are so quick to judge things. You can read it as poetry or as a paragraph, whichever you prefer.

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If you insist on saying such things,
then please humor me a moment.

Imagine your favorite past-time;

a discipline you have been practicing for years
and to which you have dedicated your life.
This could be a martial art, a sport,
or your local sewing circle.
I care not.

Now imagine somebody standing in your face
and saying that it is worthless;
that is has no meaning.

The discipline for which you have developed a deep and personal philosophy
has just been defiled, belittled, and mindlessly cast aside for naught.

How does that make you feel?
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Critique if you feel like it. I welcome all comments.
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Offline Andy Keller

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Re: Closed Minds are Closed
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2010, 12:53:19 AM »
I'm going to have to make the trip out there soon. :)
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Offline John George 'JG'

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Re: Closed Minds are Closed
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010, 09:07:10 AM »
T'would be an honor to have you there, Andy!
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Re: Closed Minds are Closed
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2013, 09:37:18 PM »
It makes me want to prove the worth of the idea I hold dear, which is being useful for me.
Is this your best?