Pakistan Coat of Arms
Well it’s been just over two weeks since MAY DAY, May Day! May 1, 2011 marked the demise of Al Queda‘s leader. After ten years of hunting this killer and attempting to ferret him out of caves where we “thought” he was hiding out – poof! He was assassinated by American troops in some very comfortable surroundings in Pakistan.
And I thought throwing that out to my reader public as a Six Word Challenge might produce some interesting replies and it did indeed. Not from SO many readers but thanks to one in particular I have several to post.
Yeah baby, War’s over now, right? – Spinny Liberal
he brought fear, it’s still here – Susan in the Grove
he took our innocence in 2001 – Susan in the Grove
the fear of when, how, where? – Susan in the Grove
want terrorism taken out of dictionary - Susan in the Grove
fear of terrorism or cold war? – Susan in the Grove
terrorism didn’t die with bin laden – Susan in the Grove
days of pre- 9/11, no more – Susan in the Grove
Bin Laden is dead; Now what?- Me
And from the book, NOT QUITE WHAT I WAS PLANNING, Six Word Memoirs By Writers Famous & Obscure:
Mom, Dad, Daphne, Owen. Who’s next? - Sean Wilsey
Which comes first: tequila or accident? – Penelope Whitney
Doing more for less is life – Rondell Conway
Cried, Defied, Denied, Sighed, Died, Reapplied. – Josh Garfield
A sundress will solve life’s woes. – Kristen Grimm
I think it’s time we channel our inner Hemingway again. Life goes on, seasons change, holidays come and go and each day brings a new set of feelings, thoughts, events and incidents. Please share some part of you with all of us and send it a Six Word Memoir on whatever is on your mind or in your heart.
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