A moment of silence

Isn’t enough,

Neither is lowering

The Flag.


Candlelight vigils

Quickly burn out;

Deaths pile up

In vain.


The battle won’t

Be won,

Until we lay

Down guns.


The world is

The community.

Peace comes living

As one.


———– John Northcutt Young




About John Northcutt Young

I write. Remember making-up stories from spelling words in the fifth grade. A journalism degree followed. Thanks for looking.
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