Don't Post My Picture

September 1, 2015 6:17 PM

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About this poem: I wrote this after the Virginia Tech shootings. And to my incredible sadness, it is not only still applicable today, but may be even more so with murderers using social media and news outlets to distribute their self-portraits, manifestos and, most recently, videos of their murders.

Maybe if the media, and we, as individuals, all make a conscious effort to not post or pass along these images, we can make a difference in the future of what our children are able to see. Maybe, just maybe, we can save lives.

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