Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Against Violence, A Call - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Gun producers
Gun buyers
Gun users
All share the euphoria
Over the use of power.

Violent films
Violent computer games
Violent videos and suicides
All share the entertainment
Of the images of violence.

And we feel shocked
When an insane man in the head
Barges into the school of our kids
And empties his guns from all bullets?
Is violence the only legacy in our time?
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December 18,2012


Comments about Against Violence, A Call by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Veteran Poet - 1,889 Points Musfiq Us Shaleheen (1/1/2013 10:43:00 PM)

    its true.. unfortunately this hazard is running through the world... need to change.. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,062 Points Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (12/26/2012 4:47:00 PM)

    Thanks, Kelvin, for leaving a response. Violence has been our legacy to our children in our modern time. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (12/22/2012 1:02:00 AM)

    unfortunately it seems that may be our legacy, a nice piece (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 20, 2012



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