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Why Not Show Some Valentine’s Day Love And Respect For Your Fellow Working Person?

Valentine’s Day 2012 is Tuesday, February 14.

If you have a Valentine or not is your concern alone. The gender of that person is your concern alone.

I’m not like these conservatives out there prying into your bedroom and your personal life in the name of limited government and personal liberty.

My Valentine’s message here is that we show some love for each other as working people.

Above is a picture I took last week of a well-done display to sell Coca-Cola products at a nationally known drug store chain.

That display took some hours of a person’s life to get right.  All that Coke was delivered to the store by a working person driving a truck. Many working people had a hand in making that display possible.

The things that everyday working people get right have value. The hours of our lives have value.

The respect we show for others as everyday working people is a measure of the respect we have for ourselves.

Let’s treat each other well as working people. Leave good tips for good service. Treat people as you would wish to be treated. Understand that the frontline person you are taking with is not the same person who set the company policy that you are frustrated with at a given moment. Understand that labor has the right to organize and to insist on fair treatment.

We are not powerless. We have the everyday ablity to respect others and to respect ourselves. We can make life better for ourselves and others if we each make the decision to work together for a more fair and just society.

Happy Valentine’s Day to all.

February 11, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | 1 Comment

House Decorated For Valentine’s Day In Galveston,Texas—Gay Marriage Makes Valentine’s Day 2012 Even Better

Here is a home decorated for Valentine’s Day that I saw a few hours ago in Galveston,Texas.

I thought this was friendly.

Here is a history of Valentine’s Day.

With more and more states allowing gay marriage, Valentine’s Day 2012 will be extra happy for folks able to live as they wish in a tough world.

January 30, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

Poem About My Wife—If You Want To Write A Poem For Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up, you might want to write a poem about your significant other.

Below is a poem I wrote a few years ago about my wife. I think it works well.

You don’t need to be all flowery and mushy—Simply write about the person you know.

My Wife.

1.

With reasonable allowance

For awkward situations

My wife is quite straightforward.

2.

If not always at first

People in time come to realize

The quality of my wife’s advice and skills.

3.

My wife reflects on her personal relationships

And tries to get them right.

My wife reflects on her responsibilities

And tries to be a good person.

4.

A left-handed Jewish woman

My wife has no illusions about what people are

And what they are capable of.

February 12, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | 2 Comments

Ancient Poem For Valentine’s Day—Helpful If You Are In A Love Triangle

Here is a 2000 year old poem, by an unknown author from India, called “You Love Her.

It is a Valentine’s Day poem for those of you in a love triangle of some sort.

You love her, while I love you,

and she hates you, and says so.

Love ties us in knots,

keeps us in hell.

February 5, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day Poem For One Night Stand

In recent days I’ve offered ideas for Valentine’s Day poems for a lover who is lying to you, for breaking up, and for one’s wife.

Here’s a poem for if you want to write a Valentine’s Day poem to a one night stand you shared a brief time with. It is from India and was written about 1900 years ago. It’s author is anonymous.

The poem is called Scornfully. Maybe it will give you some thoughts for your poem for your one nighter…

Scornfully

the great lady

gave the poor traveller

straw

to sleep on.

At daybreak she

gathers it up

crying.

February 11, 2009 Posted by | Poetry | , , | 3 Comments

Poem About My Wife To Help You With Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and I’ve been helping you out with poems for the occasion.  I’ve offered a poem for the lies he is telling you, and a poem for breaking up and loss.

Today we have a poem I’ve written about my wife. I ran this a couple of years ago and I am running it again today.

Tell your sweetie the truth about the good qualities they possess.  Tell him or her in a direct and simple way that is consistent with your personality. In this fashion, you’ll make somebody happy, score points, and be believable.

Here is the poem. It is called “Poem About My Wife.”

1.

With reasonable allowance

For awkward situations

My wife is quite straightforward.

2.

If not always at first

People in time come to realize

The quality of my wife’s advice and skills.

3.

My wife reflects on personal relationships

And tries to get them right.

My wife reflects on her responsibilities

And tries to be a good person.

4.

A left-handed Jewish woman

My wife has no illusions about what people are

And the things they are capable of.

February 9, 2009 Posted by | My Wife Is The Best Person Ever, Poetry | , , | 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day Poem—Be Careful Of The Lies He Is Telling You

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here is a poem to remind you not to believe the lies your lover tells you.  (I’ve got a picture of a parrot  up there because a parrot is mentioned in the poem and the bird is quite colorful.) is a poem written in India almost 2000 years ago. The age of the poem just goes to show you—Things have long been the same way. 

Here’s the poem. It is called What She Said To Her Girl-Friend

Once you said

let’s go, let’s go

to the gay carnival in the big city;

That day

the good elders spoke of many good omens

for our going.

But he waylaid me,

gave me a slingshot and rattles

for scaring parrots,

and a skirt of young leaves

which he said looked good

on me,

and with his lies

he took the rare innocence

that mother had saved for me.

And now I am like this.

February 2, 2009 Posted by | Poetry, Relationships | , , | Leave a comment

2000 Year Old Love Poem From India For Valentine’s Day

 

Here is a 2000 year old poem from India called “You Love Her.” ( Please click here for other Texas Liberal poetry posts.)  

You love her, while I love you,

and she hates you, and says so.

Love ties us in knots,

keeps us in hell.

February 14, 2008 Posted by | Poetry | , , | 1 Comment