Poem by Bruce Wise


 

Mass Murder in Orlando
            by U. Liberace Dews

The deadliest mass shooting ever in America
occurred this morning at the Pulse, Orlando, Florida.
The gun-clad murderer was shot and killed by the police;
but only after there were over fifty casualties.
He cried out, “Allahu Akbar,” as he displayed his hate
in highly-trained, methodical, precise shots…deadly, straight.
It’s Ramadan and homosexuality’s a sin;
the friends of the Islamic State have called these deaths a win.
They cover social media with savage messages.
One wonders what the action of one lone wolf presages.

 

Bruce Wise: “U. LIBERACE DEWS is a poet whose concerns include that of the homosexual community.”

 

Tell us what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s