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Virginia Tech Massacre - Mary Karen Read

 

Mary Karen Read
By Dave Valadez

8:00 a.m. My alarm goes off,

I start my day by putting

A smile on my face.

I thought this day was going to be

Just like every other day,

With laughs, jokes and smiles.


But that day the smile from my face left me

As I watched my classmates vanish

From my sight.


I awake again in a cloud of dust

And start my day off with a smile

And spread my wings and fly.


I watch my family and friends mourn over me.

I wish I could tell them

I'm the sunrise that starts their day.

I'm the cool breeze that runs through their hair,

And I am now their guardian Angel.

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5183stories and lessons created

Original Release: Apr 01, 2008

Updated Last Revision: Apr 16, 2017


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