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Another Tragedy

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Another Tragedy

Another tragedy has struck our Country. On December the 14th of 2012 a young man took the lives of twenty children and seven adults, than he took his own life. All this happened in New Town Connecticut. It happen in a school while the children were attending class. A town where people thought that they were safe. The whole Country was in shock as we saw on TV. how the police came to the school and the parents were running trying to get to their kids. You could see the worry and pain on their faces. The principal and some teachers died trying to save the children. A little girl escape, by playing dead. Her friends didn't have that luck. The children will go straight to heaven. Little Angels they already are. The adults probably followed them. They earned their wings that day. The shooter had killed his mother before he went to that school to commit that horrible crime. He escape the Justice of man here on Earth, but he still faces a higer court and from that no one escapes. How many more tragedies have to happen before things can change. Please say a prayer for the famlies of these victims and ask GOD to help us make this a better world...
12/19/2012 Written by Lucilla M. Carrillo For Skat's contest of 20+7

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  1. Date: 1/11/2013 12:09:00 AM
    Very well done Lucilla,,, that was a very sad day. There was a shooting in Los Angels this morning. I keep thinking of revelation every time I see these things, chaos in the world " sad" . But it's very nice you won ;} Thank you for reading my "Touch of Skin" ;}

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 2:28:00 PM
    Hi Lucy my friend, stopping by to say hi and read your winning poem in the "" poetry soup VIGIL"'' contest by my sister Sidney... a nice and heartfelt poem to read. have yourself a good day. always & forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 3:33:00 PM
    It seems every day brings new horrors, instant communication. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 6:59:00 AM
    We both responded poetically to the Tragedy. Wonder if our words will change anything. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 7:19:00 PM
    Lucilla, congrats with the warmness and compassion from your pen~SKAT

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 9:21:00 AM
    I want to thank you for all the nice poem you have shared with me in the year 2012, and that you have taken the time to read my poems. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 6:13:00 PM
    This has touched on the heart of every American and people around the world..Great write about the subject....Enjoyed reading your thoughts about the event..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 9:08:00 PM
    Lucy, stopping by with my warmest thoughts my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 7:22:00 PM
    Times like this i wish warring angels could stand guard! Christmas isn't Christmas without their children. Touching piece Lucilla!

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 6:40:00 PM
    AMEN Lucilla! Not a single detail missed! I can't wrap my mind around this nightmare and your poem's last stanza gives us all a positive outlet for our anguish. Appreciated this one today! gwendolen

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 5:18:00 PM
    another good entry for the vigil poems. This is the kind of poem to save and show your own children years later and hope that in their lifetime that this kind of thing will be something resolved in our country.

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 8:59:00 AM
    i will Lucilla, your poem, says it as it was, when will it change? yes indeed when....

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 1:47:00 AM
    Very tragic indeed Lucilla! Mankind ails in disturbing ways and the innocent are the ones who bear the brunt of the wicked. You've brought it out well.

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 8:49:00 PM
    Lucy, a very sad moment in out time.. I'm trying to keep the peace with me and God... sometimes I slip and blame him :-(...i know,,i know..I should know better... Thank you for sharing your heart to these 27 lives lost without a reason... God bless you..PD

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 2:03:00 PM
    Lucilla, let me wipe the tears away, your poem has expressed the horror of that day so well, the emotion is raw, for sure they are all angels, and the shooter was a very sick young man it seems, according to the news here in Canada, how sad. Constance

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 1:09:00 PM
    I cried for all the little angels - Lucilla, thank you for writing this poem. - A great sadness, losing their children that way. - * Christmas hug to you from Anne-Lise :)