POEM: Protesting Pet Peeves

I would protest against my pet peeves
Except, I’m not sure that “Honk if you want to end noise
Would out so well

I like this little poem because it teases at the natural limits of something like protesting.  Many people consider me a big- .  Perhaps fewer people recognize that noise is one of my major pet peeves.  I the sign that have that say “Honk for peace” or the like.  This is a great way to invite others to get involved in making a public statement about something very important.  However, when you put these two things together: a honky protest and a desire to end noise , the incongruity becomes comical.  is !  Thank !  Sometimes we just have to live into the and find things laugh-worthy along the way, especially when dealing with serious or difficult issues.  At some moments in , it may not be possible to have both peace and quiet; it may be a choice of peace or quiet.

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