Wednesday, Bloody Wednesday (a Tanka)



Bang, bang, bang, bang, bang!!

He shot all the children down

Sandpits fill with blood

Bullets again pierced our hearts

Rightful laws still can’t be found






Ivor Steven (c) May

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

33 thoughts on “Wednesday, Bloody Wednesday (a Tanka)”

      1. β€œWill you tell us when to live, will you tell us when to die?
        I know we’ve come a long way
        We’re changing day to day
        But tell me, where do the children play?”… Cat Stevens – 1970

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    1. I know Ingrid … and that is the sadest thing of all … greed, money, and power , are placed in front of their children’s welfare … hmmm … just the same as Putin … !!

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  1. So sad & heartbreaking…but sadly, this will just be another incident…gun business won’t be affected…laws won’t change…people will forget with time…families would remember forever…

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    1. Sadly .. your comments are basically true .. and the acceptance of these horrendous incidents by American society is one that I find equally horrendous β€οΈβ€πŸ©ΉπŸ₯²πŸŒ

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      1. greed for what Ivor,?
        I’ve no idea where their ultimatum of gun ownership arises from … but if you live by the gun you will surely die by the gun! or at least your children are likely to ..

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