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What to Say About Things Like This

By evidentlyblog, published on Dec 14, 2012

...were a few years older.

Any normal human would feel empathy for the victims' families and as a fellow parent even more so. But to have an intimate understanding of how piercing the loss those bereaved parents are suffering--it is crippling to wander too far in. So I retreat back into fury over how this kind of thing keeps happening. How guns and mental health and violence pervade the profiles of these cowardly shooters. And how thus far the American government has been literally held hostage by an Amendment and a Lobby that don't serve us in their current form. Perhaps this... (more)

Tags: parenting, compassion, sadness, fury, connecticut shooting, explaining to kids

The Tub - The bath water clears his guilt

By D. Sager, published on Mar 6, 2012

I hear him coming, old truck grumbling

Stumbling up the stairs.

I hear him cussing, broken glasses throwing

Threatening me to tears.

I hear his belt undoing, drunken fury lashing,

Bringing my young fears

I hear the slaps finding, bruises are coming

Staining my skin with smears

I hear the bath filling, his sorrow is falling

Draining his guilt the water clears

I hear the door slamming, darkness is calling

Suffering my torment through the years

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Tags: poem, fear, water, young, drunk, guilt, broken, threat, bath, lash, stain, belt, bruise, cussing, drain, fury, glass, slap, stumbling, truck

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