The Slap

The Slap May 28, 2016

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Sitting on a park bench…

I saw a woman slap her child tonight.

The offense was hitting another child.

I watched the little girl take it.

What else was she supposed to do?

Before I could react…

They were gone.

Peace seems impossible.

You can’t teach a child not to hit by hitting.


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