(Inspired by the shooting at Willowbrook Shopping Centre on May 3)
Full Send on Gun Laws
When a gun gets into the wrong hands
Things often don’t go according to plan.
In this world there is a constant fear
That any day you could lose someone dear.
People often carry guns for protection.
But once someone is shot, they can’t be resurrected. When someone takes that last breath
They are dead and you can’t undo their death.
When someone walks up to a tinted car window.
With intent to make the man’s wife a widow.
He fires several rounds into the dark silhouette’s chest.
Giving no time for defense.
Like a surprise test that you haven’t prepared for
Or being hit in the face with an unsuspected closing door. When in places where guns are limited, more shootings often happen
Because the shooters know no one has a gun to fight against them.
Either everyone has a gun or no one
Cause no one wants to lose their son.
All these gangs with young recruits.
Who don’t know the damage they cause when they shoot.
These gangs think what they are doing is right.
But all they do is fuel the fight.
A fight full of retaliation
Without a good sensation When someone is killed in a shopping center and mall
Other people are affected and very appalled.
That someone would stoop so low
To kill someone just for show
That you would kill someone in front of people
Just to be more deceitful.
These shootings and gang wars need to stop.
Before more people get popped.
All or nothing if we want this violence to end.
Either not at all or full send.
Levi Waldner, Grade 10, Bibleway Christian Academy, Clayton
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