Comments about Jerry Carrico
Sandy Hook: In Memoriam
In the darkest month of the year
darkness incarnate visited them.
Those among the living visited by one
among the dead, consumed by the realm
of darkness, disengaged from the living.
Those at the beginning of living and
those guarding the living
made to know the end of living
The teddy bears, candles, cut-out angels
and American flags
keep their human longings and human hopes
even as death buries their human remains.
Sadness in a season of joy.
December gloom which Christmas glee cannot