Saturday, November 29, 2008

When will this end?

Was glued to the TV the third day in a row, when my son asked me, “Mamma, when will your programme end?”
The answer he wanted was, “in a few minutes, and after that, you can watch Power Rangers.”
But what really was the answer?
“In a few hours”, the TV channels had been assuring us for the past 36 hours.
“By the end of the day”, was a fairly realistic answer.
“Never!”, though, is the most appropriate answer.
Because none of this will ever end till every single one of us takes responsibility for bringing about change. Will we?

Drabble (n) - an extremely short work exactly one hundred words in length. The purpose of the drabble is brevity and to test the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.

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