Unsocial Climbing – a story in 100 words

You and I, my friends, we stand side-by-side. Others, envious of our beautiful bond, seek to divide us. Look, they shriek, that gulf between my wealth and your poverty!

Don’t let them worry you. Turns out we’re on the same ladder, different rungs is all. Up here it’s raining golden eggs, believe me! Stick around and pick my brain on how to climb good. Things they don’t tell you.

Like they give some folk that can’t climb a helping hand. You elbowed out while these raid the nest. Silent majority won’t squeak, they reckon.

They reckoned without me. Your voice.

 

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16 thoughts on “Unsocial Climbing – a story in 100 words

  1. You’ve nailed it, Dave. Won’t it be a challenge when we finally get a new narrative to mimic? I sure hope it’s someone who has a sense of humor — keep your fingers crossed for 2020.

  2. Thought-provoking in 100 words. “The distance between my wealth and your poverty,” the issue of what we are now seeing for sure. And yes, a voice can be a powerful thing, the possibilities to speak. Excellent story!

  3. Same ladder, different rungs indeed. And if say, a few rungs were to get broken, like through university tuition fees, you just need to push that little bit harder…

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