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ILLUMINATION

Ruminating On Compassion

A poem questioning what moves us to compassion… and what moves us to refuse it

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It often seems these days that compassion has become a purely tribal thing. If you don’t look or think like the tribe, you are somehow substandard… less than human and undeserving of basic human compassion. Withholding compassion is the expression of prejudice. This poem questions what…

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Author, D. Denise Dianaty

Author, D. Denise Dianaty

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