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Yesterday and Today – RIP #UvaldeTX


14 students & 1 teacher killed at #Uvalde TX – RIP

Prayers & #GunReformNow

Oh I know this isn’t shocking us anymore and our tears have dried up. BUT when we think of each mother and father who won’t have a child coming home tonight, just for a second when we think of their grief then we know in our hearts, this isn’t about politics or our rights alone. We want guns that keep us safe inside our homes. Our children are not sitting inside homes. They are in schools, colleges, shopping malls, theaters – but we love guns too much.

Sharing my poem —-

Yesterday and Today…… a #poem

Yesterday, you’d come home from school and my world would be brighter
Today it seems, my world will always remain darker…..

Yesterday, I chided you for playing video games full of violence, torture
Today violence of my world stole your dreams forever….

Yesterday, your focus was college of your reach, you aimed higher
Today, you became a pawn in someone’s unwinnable war

Yesterday your biggest worry was a B score
Today trivial seems that fear

Yesterday, we prayed that you’d drive safer
Today, your blood streaked body drowns under my one long tear

Yesterday, with scarcely a hug you walked away with your peer  
Today, I won’t accept. I need yesterday and you. Right here

Yesterday, prom nights and college letters got your cheer
Today, your cheers are drowned under my long silent tear

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Yesterday and Today: A #poem after #MichiganSchoolShooting


When a child is suddenly murdered, life changes for the parents in an instant. I am sharing my #poem – Yesterday & Today. I wrote a poem after #SandyHook shooting http://bit.ly/QZOh2a and re-wrote one today as we weep again with fresh scars. Sandyhook happened right before X’mas in 2012 and #MichiganSchoolShooting today, right before X’mas 2021. It is heartbreakingly sad & speaks to #ExtremeSelfishness of our society that because older ones among us want to be safer in our homes, our young people pay the price of becoming targets of mindless #GunViolence. My heart weeps with the parents who have to bear this loss.

Teen Wearing Canvas Shoes on Asphalt With # Enough Word Cloud — Stock Photo, Image

Yesterday and Today…… a #poem
Poem – on Michigan School Shooting – November 30, 2021

Yesterday, you’d come home from school and my world would light up
Today it seems, my world will always remain darker…..
Yesterday, I chided you for playing video games full of violence
Today violence of my world stole your dreams forever….

Yesterday, your focus was the college of your reach
Today, you became pawn in someone’s war
Yesterday your biggest worry was to score a B
Today trivial seems that fear

Yesterday, we prayed that you’d drive safe
Today, seeing your blood streaked bodies, we weep
Yesterday, we needed you to place angel, high up on the X’mas tree
Today, angel weeps beside us, scars are so deep 

Yesterday, I was late and with scarcely a hug, I bid you goodbye 
Today, it’s too late and I will never see you go
Yesterday, sleep engulfed me though I wanted to write a gratitude post
Today, it’s too late for my gratitude and you’ll never know

Yesterday, snowflakes and rainbows were your favorite things
Today, OUR favorite things got you, that’s how much we love guns
Yesterday, you were the future
Today we wiped out the very future, that’s how much we love guns

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