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Wasted Life

Wasted life is wasted time. Bullet freed can't be undone. Method of a senseless crime. Muzzle flashing from the gun. Screaming curses fill the air. No sense is there to be found. Silent mouthing of a prayer. Lying frozen on bloody ground. Riots explode flash to ignite. Stand in the shadow of the law. Faces glaring out from midnight. Pain exposed like a fist to a jaw. Lights flashing and sirens wail. Helmets looking out over shields. Lifeless body of a young male. Jack boots stomping killing fields. Sweet Charlotte weeps tonight. Hold her tight in a gentle caress. Find the answers to make it right. Lift the feeling of us under duress. Written on 9/22/16

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Date: 3/9/2017 11:37:00 AM
Repeated thousands of times across the world sadly. Great poem Scott! :-)
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Scott Williams
Date: 3/10/2017 1:10:00 AM
Thanks for taking the time to read my work. This is about the shootings and riots last summer in Charlotte NC.
Date: 9/23/2016 6:42:00 AM
Rude truth in lovely rhythm ...
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Date: 9/24/2016 10:56:00 PM
Thank you so much for your feedback. I really appreciate it.