Today is for the children
Called so violently away
Though it wasn't their time it was sadly their day
Today is for the families torn apart in dismay
Their foundations shook by an earthquake of emotion
Spread across the nation in waves of devotion
Never has a country cried so for the death of innocents
Brought swiftly on by psychotic ignorance
And we Mourn
We mourn because we are human and it is our nature to care.
That the misfortune of others is somehow ours to bare.
These events hit much to close to home.
In the blink of an eye it could have been your own.
So we mourn.
For these children, for these families
But much more greatly for the state of
I wrote this in response to the
December 14th tragedy of the
Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.