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I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Manners Haiku ~ ONE YEAR BLOGVERSARY

This week's theme: Manners

Hosted by Jenn at You Know That Blog



Good manners have gone
In a world where rights prevail
Who's responsible?


Social etiquette
Something we never teach now
That must be progress?















TODAY is my one year blogversary (See post below)

20 comments:

  1. Hi Madeleine .. congratulations on a year of blogging .. and yes - we all need to be more aware and thoughtful .. lots of pleases and thank yous .. smiles and laughter, sharing together .. have a happy day .. Hilary

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  2. I sort of ranted about the same thing, but just having to do with viewing a movie. As someone who worked in schools for years, I can tell you a great many children weren't being taught manners. Very sad.

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  3. I will definitely keep this post in mind in making my blogger rounds.

    Have a good week Madeleine.

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  4. Madeleine,
    True enough. Rights overrule good common courtesies. Incisive observation!

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  5. How true this is. So sad.

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  6. Oh such apt and wise haikus!! Much needed!! Thank you! take care
    x

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  7. i dont understand how some people can be so rude!
    liked your haikus =)

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  8. Madeleine,

    I don't know if it was by accident or design but as I think of parts of my country being looted and burnt, your first haiku totally reflects how I feel.

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  9. One thing I could never master is a haiku. Good manners do seem to be gone, especially in teens. Wish at times that we could turn back the hands of time. :)

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  10. Love it, Madeleine! Congratulations on your Anniversary!

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  11. Happy anniversary! I agree your Haiku is spot on! I know who is responsible but saying would be rude ; )

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  12. Manners. I see the public every Friday & Saturday night. Don't get me started on that one -- the parents as bad as their kids. :-O

    Happy blogaversary! I've enjoyed bumping into you and your poignant haikus.

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  13. Happy Blogversary! So delighted to have found you and your unique talents.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  14. Happy one year anniversary! Mine is on the 14th!

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  15. Congratulations! I wish you many successful years of blogging ahead :)

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  16. Congratulations on your one year at blogging Madeleine.... and our society inculcates attitudes, ideas, or habits by persistent instructions I suppose!!

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  17. Congrats on a year! I think we should go back to teaching social etiquette :)

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