Joyce Rugg

(2/21/1996- / olean new york)

Sandy Hook Horror


just another day, quite mundane
it seemed like nothing would change
lives were ended casually
just targets once they're in range

who could commit such a crime?
careless murder-suicide
what could make such a monster?
was humanity trapped inside?

slaughter and sorrow reigned there,
quiet heroes passed away
as joy morphed into terror
all faded to red and gray

Submitted: Thursday, March 07, 2013
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