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The flag at half mass

April 23, 2013
By theatregirl PLATINUM, Lathrup Village, Michigan
theatregirl PLATINUM, Lathrup Village, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true," -from Hamlet, a play by Shakespeare.
"I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against all forms of tyranny over the mind of man." - Thomas Jefferson


Why is The flag flying at half mass
Low and eerie at half mass
Slow and sober at half mas
Mournful and angry at half mass
Seem it been flying at half mass everyday recently
Please
Oh, please
Somebody
tell me
why?


The author's comments:
This piece is dedicated the the victims of sandy hook, the Boston marathon bombing, and all other victims of senseless violence.

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