It may sound pedestrian and trite, a cliche. In our ‘me’ society we have forgotten to practice kindness.

At the pharmacist today, I noticed a very old gentleman holding on to a shelf for support, teetering dangerously. Everyone pretended not to notice. I ran and grabbed a chair for him. He didn’t know how to react. Hesitantly he sat down. He thanked me to which I replied, rather loudly ‘we must take care of each other. We have forgotten. That’s how we can make america great again.’ I was happy to get a few smiles and nods.

What happened to us?

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Multimedia artist, writer, poet. ‘Celebrating other lives, I am a sparrow in the shadow of a rosebush...’ faridahaque@gmail.com

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Farida Haque

Farida Haque

Multimedia artist, writer, poet. ‘Celebrating other lives, I am a sparrow in the shadow of a rosebush...’ faridahaque@gmail.com

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