Song for Sandy Hook Elementary MAG

December 17, 2012
By indiegreeneyes SILVER, Jackson, Mississippi
indiegreeneyes SILVER, Jackson, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than write for the public and have no self."
-- Cyril Connolly


What color were your pajamas
The last night you fell asleep
Before the New England sun kissed your face
And evil chased your little feet?
Did your mom give you a hug this morning?
Put the lunch she made in your small hands?
You could have cured cancer or just changed the world,
Why you weren't allowed to finish, no grown-up understands.
Angels watch over you,
Enjoy your pair of wings
And fly over our mourning hearts
Laugh, because life no longer stings
We're sorry that we invented night lights
To cure your innocent fear of the dark
But we could not protect you from the monster
Who tore you from our arms
Angels watch over you,
Angels who now watch over us!


The author's comments:
This is for Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Olivia Rose Engel, Josephine Gay, Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Madeleine Hsu, Catherine Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli, Grace McDonnell, Emilie Parker, Jake Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Benjamin Wheeler, and Allison Wyatt - gone, but never forgotten.

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on Feb. 4 2013 at 12:11 am
WinterGreer SILVER, Wasilla, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
dance like no one's watching/ love like you've never been hurt/ sing like no one's listening/ live like heaven is on earth

*tragedy* sorry

on Feb. 4 2013 at 12:10 am
WinterGreer SILVER, Wasilla, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
dance like no one's watching/ love like you've never been hurt/ sing like no one's listening/ live like heaven is on earth

Amazing poem, captures the sadness and emotion of this tradegy. Thank you.

Jen_Lo BRONZE said...
on Jan. 24 2013 at 9:08 pm
Jen_Lo BRONZE, Lemont, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"You were made an original; don't die a copy"

This is such an excellent piece! I love all the comparisons you put in here! It was such a sad day, and it was really sweet of you to acknowledge the children :) Great Job!!!

on Jan. 23 2013 at 7:02 pm
GreekGoddess BRONZE, Andover, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
I'm not superstitious, I believe in irony.
~Me

That is beautiful, and unforuanly so true. Good writing, though I wish you never had the insperation.


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