Tag Archives: Gun Violence

A Poem: An angry verse

I am tired, tired of the anger in our voices Tired of the anger in our actions, actions that bare seeds of hate Weapons of words and bullets cause the same destruction Though one leaves us battered and bruised, While … Continue reading

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Chicago

I have been to Chicago over a dozen times in the last 20 years. It is one of my favorite cities in the world. My family and I spent a week there several years ago for the kids spring break. We took in … Continue reading

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June 17, 2015-Charleston, SC

The news came swiftly and filled the screens of every local and national news channel. Something bad had happened in my home state, something very bad in a city that I love. One month earlier, one month, our family had … Continue reading

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The balance of good vs. mosquitoes (evil)

We haven’t had much rain over the last three weeks so I have had to water my garden every other day or so. Last evening was one of those days. Armed with my watering wand and a can of Guinness stout I … Continue reading

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So where do we go from here?

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” –  Mahatma Gandhi “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this … Continue reading

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Why?

6-12-16 Headline: About 20 people dead, more than 40 taken to hospital after shooting at downtown Orlando nightclub Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed in ‘domestic terror incident’ at gay club; gunman identified 6-11-16 Headline: Voice Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed … Continue reading

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