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That tragic day the school bells tolled
in April nineteen ninety-nine:
the massacre at Columbine,
the rage of Harris and Klebold.

Some say that Harris was a cold
and grandiose young psychopath,
who wished to show the world his wrath:
the rage of Harris and Klebold.

Some say that guns should not be sold.
Some blame it on deep discontent.
Can we predict? Can we prevent
the rage of Harris and Klebold?

That tragic day the school bells told 
the rage of Harris and Klebold.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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  1. Date: 4/4/2016 12:27:00 AM
    evan bowen, you've expressed yourself well, I enjoyed your poem. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry XOX ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 8/19/2015 12:43:00 AM
    EVAN, I like this very much SKAT

  1. Date: 11/17/2014 2:22:00 AM
    - Warm welcome to PoetrySoup, Evan - I choose your first great written poem - Nice to meet you! - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- Be kind and keep PoetrySoup as a haven -(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you for posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/16/2014 11:48:00 PM
    Hi Evan.. powerful, well constructed write, my friend. Poetry Soup is a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. Comment on their works and they will comment on yours. Give the contest a try as well. I look forward to reading more good writes like this one.. Come check me out!

  1. Date: 11/13/2014 4:03:00 PM
    A tragic event never to be forgotten:-( great poem:-) Thankfully we dont have issues with guns here in the Isle of Man Hugs Jan xx