a book or a gun

sometimes a book
is your weapon
and it makes others
the pages of proof
they do not know you
or ever will,
those trained to keep
the safety
and are too dangerous
to be holding a gun.
Those who fear others
those who fear too many
like books
should not be able
to shoot a man
holding a book.
whatever is true
a life left the earth
and it should not
be so easy
to shoot a man
carrying a book.

while we do not know all the facts in the case of the shooting-killing in charlostville,there are just too many shootings based on a profile of a future suspect and shooting a man with hands held above his head who did nothing is just another contributing factor. Let honor be worthy of respect only after acting with honor.

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About seagullsea

a seagull flying over the great ocean of life observing.
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