All’s Well …?

deconstructing an idiom

Joe Váradi
Feb 13 · 1 min read

All’s Well That
Ends Well — 
Taxi ride
from Hell
Princess
woken
from Spell
Toddler pulled
from vacant Well
Disentangled Sickle Cell
Abolished Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Oh,
How
Quickly
We Forget

Ig-
nore
rather
than Regret

the Long Bloody Road to Enlightenment

Hope and Innocence
Extinguished
High Potential
Squandered
Lifetimes
Mired
in
Abuse
Apathy
Neglect
Generations
Crushed under
the Fists of Injustice
the Blindfolds of Ignorance

Do we
Bow to
the Adage
and Ignore the
Collateral Damage?

Do we
Rejoice at
Tooth and Nail Victories?

On Second Thought, it Seems
The Ends Don’t Always Justify the Means


dedicated to my buddy Ed Newman

those of you who know me, know me to be skeptical of all manner of certitude — tired clichés and regurgitated idioms don’t get a pass either

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