A Poem for Las Vegas

I was born and raised in Vegas, and last night it was hit by a crazed gunman. A terrorist, who killed 50+ people with over 400 being injured. I don’t want to leave my house, but I know that not a good way to help my community. People need blood (donated), food, transportation, and water. So I’m gonna help any way possible, I’m just REALLY taken aback. First, the hurricane season hit multiple countries, now this…

A Poem for Las Vegas

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Do you love me?

There was a plea in your eyes

a choking sob

you caught in your throat.

I always thought I would be the one

to ask you those frightening questions

of doubt

insecurity.

The plan was never for anyone to get hurt

I’m sorry

for the pain I will cause your heart.

How cruel of me

to ruin a beautiful day

under the sun.

 

 

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