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They pierce through skin, old
And wrinkled or infantile—
Everyone’s fair game.

II.
They pierce through skin, black,
Red, yellow, brown, white also—
Everyone’s fair game.

III.
They pierce through skin, man’s
Or woman’s—boy’s or girl’s too—
Everyone’s fair game.

IV.
They pierce through skin, Jew-
Ish, Islamic, and Christian—
Everyone’s fair game.

V.
They pierce through skin, straight
Or homosexual—yes,
Everyone’s fair game





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Diana101 said...
Mar. 11, 2013 at 9:23 pm
This was very well written ! I liked it :)
 
Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:47 pm
Thank you for the encouraging comment. 
 
mollybug13 said...
Mar. 7, 2013 at 9:50 pm
This is very well written and really makes a person think of all the gun violence. 5 stars
 
Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:58 pm
I'm glad it made you feel that way. Thank you.
 
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