General Poetry posted November 8, 2018

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My impressions of yet another senseless killing spree

As We Count Our Dead

by nomi338

Love will never fail
Hate will never win
In our disbelief
We moan "Not again."

On a quiet night
Gunshots change the scene
Terror comes so soon
After Halloween

We cling to our guns
Sadly, shake our heads
Never letting go
As we count our dead


Gunman kills 12 in 'horrific' mass shooting at Thousand Oaks bar packed with college students.
A gunman threw smoke bombs and rained bullets on a crowd of hundreds inside a Thousand Oaks bar Wednesday night, killing a dozen people including a Ventura County Sheriffâ??s Department sergeant who was trying to stop the carnage.
Authorities have not yet identified the gunman, who died in the incident, or any of the victims inside the bar.
The gunman was dressed in black when he burst into the Borderline Bar & Grill, a country-music-themed venue that is popular with college students, around 11:20 p.m., according to Sheriff Geoff Dean.
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