How Many More?

I know
people kill people.
I know laws cannot
always
be enforced.
I know there are
people with mental illness.
I know
this country has
a second amendment.
And I know money speaks.

But I also know
seventeen more souls
have been ripped
from their lives
seventeen more families
decimated

And I wonder
how many more?

I am sick that I have cause to write this.  It is for Friday 55 at Verse Escape where Hedgewitch honors the late, great G-Man, by having us write exactly 55 words each Friday.

8 thoughts on “How Many More?

  1. Exactly. Everyone talks and blames and gasses on and on about whatever their own talking pints are, but no one has the courage to stand up to the gun lobby and reign them in. So sorry I closed down before you could post this Mary–I’ll link it now.

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