SOLS14: Another Week, Another School Shooting


It’s Tuesday. Time to share our slices at Two Writing Teachers.

Today another school shooting. This time at the high school my GrandGirl’s half-sister attends. So close to home. So scary to think that children and teens are growing up in a world where violence is common place.

It isn’t just about guns, knives, or mental illness. It’s about respect for living things; in this case humans. It’s about accepting the difference in others and finding common ground.

will it
end? Each week
another school
a shooting. How many
more must die? Innocence lost.
What happened to the value of
human lives, of respect, of loving
one another? Children deserve safe places.

What’s your slice?

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5 Responses to SOLS14: Another Week, Another School Shooting

  1. blkdrama says:

    What is happening to us? Testing takes center stage and everything else is on hold.

  2. Wilcox Carol says:

    So incredibly sad. So incredibly scary. Heartbreaking.

  3. A school is a temple of learning. It’s ground should be treated with the same respect as church and the lesson of love for your fellow man should be woven into every subject. When this attitude is adopted then we will see an end.

  4. Yes, we seem to have lost too many souls on this journey too soon. Schools need to be safe-havens that hold the future securely.

  5. mayawoodall says:

    Common Ground, humanity, the sanctity of life–not sure either, when it will end.

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