Thank you Esther and Chagit for reading and for your comments.
Chagit, I’ve always been uncomfortable with the “tolerance” as opposed to the uses of “acceptance” or “mutual respect” between individuals or peoples. This piece was the result of a writing prompt “pick a word you dislike and write about it”.
Awesome!! You’ve got real talent Raizel! Besides the great rhythm, you brought out the word/ concept of tolerance versus acceptance – as such, that one wouldn’t otherwise stop to contemplate! Such wisdom!