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
Copyright © Scott Williams | Year Posted 2016
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