Read Poem: SENSELESS by JSpeaks The Poet

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A tweet from a party; 100 young people showed up

Two died, but the tweet said, “We gon turn up!!!”

Vice Lords, bloods, crips, MS-13, etc etc…

Skin color, social and sexual status…people we gotta do betta

It’s one thing to die of cancer or some terminal disease

But it’s a whole ‘nother ball game when it’s a bullet or a senseless beating

Senseless acts of violence that we wreck our brain to understand

We try to make sense of it logically but… we just can’t

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 years old

Finding their little bodies chopped up in dumpsters; but they screamin’ gun control

I apologize if that turned your stomachs; but I hope it made you squirm in your seat

Painting the picture of this sinful world is not always a portrait of pretty

Drugs, alcohol, money, guns, knives, hatred…

But if you think…

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