Donal Mahoney

Shrine For A Bully - Poem by Donal Mahoney

Very late in life bullets answered jeers
Paul once used to tease a little boy
coming home from school.

Little boy grew up and found Paul
and put a bullet in his temple
as the sun danced on the barrel.

Friends brought flowers, built a shrine,
gathered in a circle and prayed
after the ambulance took Paul away.

Topic(s) of this poem: bullying

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015

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