Someone built a replica of a killing machine.
Someone gave it to a boy about fourteen.
Fourteen’s brain needs
twelve more years for maturation,
To show off his fake killing machine:
After all, fourteen is fourteen.
Fourteen approached school
Thought he looked cool
But he was killed by a cop
Who was putting a stop
To a 75th American School slaughter!
A cop who saw danger
In more youthful anger.
Who put his life on the line
To do blood time.
The world lost a boy who was given a toy.
Melanie Wood 14 July 2014