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NEWS FLASH!!! Yeah, I read it and hear it all the time- But I’m sick of reading the headlines, And I’m tired of hearing the news- I cry for the kids and old ones, ‘cause so many are being abused. Shootings here - beatings there, Daily crime happening everywhere- I cry for the elephant chained for 50 years, I’m sick of lawyers saying, “It’s not what it appears-“ The rapist gets an early release from jail – he’s free, Until he gets caught on his next raping spree. I cry for the victims, it’s so terribly sad, Has our justice system really gone mad? A 15 year old dies retrieving her stolen phone – that’s fact, A man, standing in a fast food line, gets stabbed in the back- I cry for the babies left in hot cars that die, And I shake my head and ask, “ God, Why?” A home invasion goes awry- A man kicks a door in and executes a family of six- A man on his yacht dies of a forced drug fix- All of this bad news makes me SICK-SICK-SICK! NEWS FLASH !!! Only you have the power to change laws, Especially if they’re flawed- Don’t sit idly back, ask why, or cry- It’s with your persistence in calls, actions and letters, That maybe life for some can be made better!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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