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Monday, December 17, 2012

why (Newtown CT, 14 Dec 2012)

why ? well –
he had 
these guns . . .

Walking around the mall yesterday, I wanted to hug every child I saw.

8 Comments:

Blogger John McDonald said...

sad state of things Bill
john

2:50 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Such purity, forever stolen from they, the pure; such loss.

8:01 PM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

He had.

9:52 AM  
Blogger Monika said...

why ? well...
his mum
had these guns...

6:20 AM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

we ask why
and receive no answer
this, too, is our pain

Adelaide

5:45 AM  
Blogger Writing Junkie said...

This event was truly a tragedy. I have yet to write a poem on it because I fear that what i'll say will not be enough.

Kudos, Sir.

http://the-writing-junkie.blogspot.com/

6:45 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for the comments, my friends.

7:31 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

very sad

1:03 AM  

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