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A steady stream of live video feed:
Helicopters, police cars, SWAT teams,
An ambulance that drives away, lights ­flashing, siren

Quiet like the boys & girls locked in the classrooms, wondering
Who was it? Who was it?
& in the sky, a bird flies too close to the sun

Watching the city stand still.

The children will always wonder.
The witness will always fly.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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Jacky<33 said...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 6:43 pm
I love the way you explained it && i kno how yooh feel because at my old skoo was a shooting and dat person that died was actually my frends brother
 
Inkspired said...
Oct. 12, 2009 at 6:38 pm
This is really meaningful, and I love how you got a poem of such a horrible thing, and put in that the 'children will always wonder. The witness will always fly.' Really well written!
 
AnneW said...
Oct. 12, 2009 at 3:15 pm
Wow this is really good
I like how you put in the different things that could be seen: helicopters, police cars, ambulance, even the bird
 
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