LaTisha Parkinson

Rookie (23/12/94 d/m/y / a hospital)

What Did They Do? - Poem by LaTisha Parkinson

How could you?
What were you thinking?
When you pulled that trigger
On that poor little kid

Their life was cut short
All because of you,
It was so stupid
What did they do?

Hope was eight
She didn’t live long
You raped and killed her
Now Hope is gone!

5-month-old Zion
Did nothing to you,
Yet you killed him and his father
What did he do?

Kidnapping little girls
All over the country
Mother’s cry out
And daughters’ scream, “mommy! ”

Kids are the future
Leave them alone
You’re making parents cry
Because their kids are going home (Heaven)

Comments about What Did They Do? by LaTisha Parkinson

  • (6/15/2008 1:41:00 PM)

    All I can say is WOW! what a great poem.
    How true it is of our day and time here in America.
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  • (6/15/2008 1:17:00 PM)

    This is powerful and well thought out.
    It is a sad reality this happens all too often!
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  • (6/15/2008 12:50:00 PM)

    serious theme of the poem and great writing go on i love it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 15, 2008

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