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A moment of silence

Isn’t enough,

Neither is lowering

The Flag.


Candlelight vigils

Quickly burn out;

Deaths pile up

In vain.


The battle won’t

Be won,

Until we lay

Down guns.


The world is

The community.

Peace comes living

As one.




About John Northcutt Young

I write. Remember making-up stories from spelling words in the fifth grade. A journalism degree followed. Thanks for looking. View all posts by John Northcutt Young

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