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I don’t Get It 

Mr. Speaker
I admit I don’t get it

 

How does prayer
Stop gun violence?

Prayer did not work in Texas.


26 people were murdered
 while praying.

 

God if he exists
Obviously does not care

About the poor people

Who died in his church

Because a mad man

Got a gun

And no they were not praying
To be delivered from death

No one deserves to die like this

 

So my prayer to you

Is simply this


Get off your rear end

Rally the country

And do something

 

About gun violence

 

That’s a prayer
I hope works

 

Dear Speaker Ryan

I want to tell you something

The dead don’t want your prayers

The dead don’t care that you pray for them

They are dead after all

 

And you and your so-called Christians

Are to blame

You refuse to do anything
Anything at all

 

to stop the carnage
In our streets

 

The U.S. is flooded with guns

And more are sold every day

Millions of people don’t have health coverage

Millions are barely surviving

 

And your answer

Our dear great compassionate Speaker

Your answer 

Is Prayer works
Government action does not

You act as if the gun violence
Plaguing our country


Was like the weather
Beyond our control

So here’s my prayer for you


And your colleagues

When you die
I pray that God
Will send you

 

And your friends
Straight to hell

Where Satan and his demons
Will use you for target practice

 

That’s my prayer to you
And as you know
Prayer works

 

Mr. President
You are wrong once again

You said that the tragic events 

in Texas
And Las Vegas were not “gun situations”

But rather were mental health problems

And that in Texas

if there had been no gun controls

Perhaps fewer people would have died

 

Mr. President

I know you a smart man

The smartest man in the world

 

According to you

So please contemplate this fact

According to the latest findings


It is a gun situation

 

In fact, the reason the U.S.

Has so many gun deaths 


Is because we have so many guns


45% of the worlds guns in fact

And 33 percent of the world’s shooters

Are Americans killing other Americans

And most of them 

 

the majority of them

Are White men killing other people

Not Islamic terrorists

 

Most are in fact

Self-proclaimed Christians

So Mr. President

When will you come to your senses

And do what 90 percent of the public wants

 

Enact nation wide effective gun controls?

And tell the NRA
 

they can take their blood money elsewhere

 

When Mr. President

When will you act

When will you take charge

And become a President of the people

Instead of the President of the NRA?

 

 

Virgina Beach 

 

In a night of horrific scumbagery violence

Rarely seen in this jaded age of ours

Gone in one hour

In a spasm of horrific scumbagery violence
I

In just a few short minutes

 

Nothing more than that
 

In just a few moments

All 12 victims were murdered

By a disgruntled employee

 

Every one he knew was shot

And killed for no reason

Caused by the demons

His soul was so infected

 

Murderous demonic voices

All in his head

Screaming kill them all 

kill them all

 

Screaming none stop violence in his head

All the time

Causing him to start shooting 

everyone he saw

 

Regardless of who they were 

or where they were

Everyone must die 

screamed the demonic voices in his head

No one can be left alive

 

Everyone must die

Virtually all must die 

in his internal video game

Everyone must die

 


Regardless of who they were 

or where they were

Again just another day

Gone horribly wrong

 

All across America
In

every town

No where is safe anymore

Virgina Beach massacre

 

Virgina Beach massacre

Just another

Average night in America

An Active Shooter

scumbagery violence


Rarely seen

 

in this jaded wild world
Gone in one hour

In a spasm of horrific
scumbagery

In just a less than 30 short minutes

Nothing more than

In just a few short 30 moments

All the victims

were murdered while at their daily 

work
wrong place wrong time

 

act of a demotic deranged madman

voices screaming Kill

The voices scream

death to all humans

 

All must be killed

The voices scream over and over
All must die now

 

Just another night in America

Land of the Brave

Home of the free

More Guns for Everyone in the World

 

The NRA has decided

That the best solution to global problem


Of rampant violence and crime everywhere

Is for the rest of the world

 

To become like the U.S.


Where anyone can buy a gun

As an armed society is a polite society’

 

And so the President i

s about to announce

A global campaign against gun control restrictions

 

As these restrictions

are an undue burden

On the rights of the US arms manufactures

To sell their guns 

everywhere in the world

 


As everyone wants what we have to sell

The best weapons in the world

Instead of trying to limit the damage

 


That unrestricted gun sales


Have done to the U.S.

Our President, our great leader

Wants to sell more guns

Everywhere in the world

 

And there are eager buyers


Lining up around the world

Eager to buy the best guns

The world has ever seen

 

We want to export

The gun madness

That has infected our society

 


Leaving behind so many dead bodies

The dead were not consulted

For they remain dead

 


They do not vote
They have no voice

For the guns silenced them

 

For good
 just as the guns intended

 

Just doing their gun thing after all

 

Humanity has evolved
From stones to arrows

To guns
T o nuclear, biological weapons

 

And the U.S.
 While proclaiming itself

A champion of Human Rights

 

Remains nothing 

but a country 

Of gun runners
 Merchants of death
And destruction

NRA Please Stop Talking

 

Another day

Another mass shooting

Another incident

of domestic terrorism

 

another gun man

killing people

because just because
 he can

and he wants to kill people

 

The NRA
And their stooges


Come out

Flood the airways

With their noxious

Poisonous weasel words

 

The NRA says

Mass shootings

Are like the weather

You can’t control them

You can’t predict them

And you can’t prevent them

 

Just have to accept


It is all god’s will

Guns don’t kill people

IF guns were outlawed

Only outlaws
 would have guns

 

Only solution
Is more guns

For everyone

An armed society

they say
Is a polite society

 

Support for gun control
I is

socialist/communist/fascist/anti-Am  erican/anti-Christian nonsense

The beginning of tyranny

 

If only the Jews had guns


The holocaust would not have happened

 

Jesus would want us all
 

to be armed
with machine guns

To protect us against the evil doers

It is the Christian thing to do

 

To blow away evil doers

With heavy arms

 

In America

Land of the free

Home of the brave

We can’t do anything

 

At all

About the mass carnage

Unleashed by madmen with guns

Who walk among us

Searching for their next victims

Any restriction of the right

 

To bear arms

Is tyranny at its worst

The nanny state run amuck


Talking about gun control

After a tragic event
Is

 

just not the appropriate time

We only need prayers

and meaningless thoughts

 

Universal background checks

Too onerous

Registering guns

Too burdensome

 

Researching gun violence

waste of tax payer money

banning military style assault weapons
r

 

Restricts my right 

to blow
away


Bambi the deer
with a M16

 

the NRA will keep talking


talking and talking


preventing anything


from being done

 

and we will have another


Mass shooting event


Before the day is out

 

So my plead

This day
To the NRA
A

and their stoogies

Talk is cheap

Your comments
Are not helping

 

If you can’t


Be a part of the solution

Just stop talking


Please stop talking

 


And let the rest

Of us  figure out


How to stop

The madness in the streets

And stop the carnage

 

So NRA


Please
 just
 stop
 talking
 Now

 

military assault weapons
are locked up

 

yet in America

the land of the free

home of the brave
 

everyone and his cousin

must have their gun

 

guns for everyone

cries the NRA

that’s the solution

 

The president

and his supporters


deny the obvious

guns kill people

That’s all they do

 

it is a gun thing


you would not understand

Guns just do

what guns gonna do

kill people

 

Mr. President

You can take your words

your empty platitudes

Your empty promises

Your prayers 

 

straight to hell

and back

 

where with any luck


Satan will use you

as target practice

 

 

Chief of Staff You are Absurd

 

the President’s chief of staff

said the other day

it was absurd


to suggest that the president’s words

had anything to do

with recent mass shootings

 

yet is it absurd

to see the lengths


to which the President’s supporters

will twist and turn

spinning awa
y

the inconvenient truth

President Trump
is a racist bigot con man


who some how
 conned his way

to become President

he call immigrants criminals, vermin, animals


invaders infesting the country

the El Paseo shooter 


said that he went to the border


to shoot the invaders

and said
 that he was a big Trump fan

it is not absurd
 to connect these two huge dots

The President’s words
 

have real world consequences

 

Yes Mr. Trump is a racist pig
a

and his supporters
 are being absurd


to suggest otherwise

 

 

Dear Speaker Ryan

 

Dear Speaker Ryan

I want to tell you something

The dead don’t want your prayers

The dead don’t care that you pray for them

They are dead after all

 

 

And you and your so-called Christians

Are to blame

You refuse to do anything


Anything at all

to stop the carnage
In our streets

 

The U.S. is flooded with guns

And more are sold every day

Millions of people don’t have health coverage

Millions are barely surviving

And your answer

 

Our dear great compassionate Speaker

Your answer
 

Is Prayer works


Government action does not

 

You act as if the gun violence


Plaguing our country


Was like the weather


Beyond our control

 

So here’s my prayer for you


And your colleagues

When you die


I pray that God


Will send you

And your friends


Straight to hell

Where Satan and his demons


Will use you for target practice

 

That’s my prayer to you


And as you know
Prayer works

 

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

It’s a Gun Situation, Mr. President

 

Mr. President
You are wrong once again

You said that the tragic events 

in Texas
And Las Vegas were not “gun situations”

But rather were mental health problems

And that in Texas

if there had been no gun controls

Perhaps fewer people would have died

 

Mr. President

I know you a smart man

The smartest man in the world

 

According to you

So please contemplate this fact

According to the latest findings


It is a gun situation

 

In fact, the reason the U.S.

Has so many gun deaths 


Is because we have so many guns


45% of the worlds guns in fact

And 33 percent of the world’s shooters

Are Americans killing other Americans

And most of them 

 

the majority of them

Are White men killing other people

Not Islamic terrorists

 

Most are in fact

Self-proclaimed Christians

So Mr. President

When will you come to your senses

And do what 90 percent of the public wants

 

Enact nation wide effective gun controls?

And tell the NRA
 

they can take their blood money elsewhere

 

When Mr. President

When will you act

When will you take charge

And become a President of the people

Instead of the President of the NRA?

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

Virginia Beach Massacre Never Again

Virgina Beach 

 

In a night of horrific scumbagery violence

Rarely seen in this jaded age of ours

Gone in one hour

In a spasm of horrific scumbagery violence
I

In just a few short minutes

 

Nothing more than that
 

In just a few moments

All 12 victims were murdered

By a disgruntled employee

 

Every one he knew was shot

And killed for no reason

Caused by the demons

His soul was so infected

 

Murderous demonic voices

All in his head

Screaming kill them all 

kill them all

 

Screaming none stop violence in his head

All the time

Causing him to start shooting 

everyone he saw

 

Regardless of who they were 

or where they were

Everyone must die 

screamed the demonic voices in his head

No one can be left alive

 

Everyone must die

Virtually all must die 

in his internal video game

Everyone must die

 


Regardless of who they were 

or where they were

Again just another day

Gone horribly wrong

 

All across America
In

every town

No where is safe anymore

Virgina Beach massacre

 

Virgina Beach massacre

Just another

Average night in America

An Active Shooter

scumbagery violence


Rarely seen

 

in this jaded wild world
Gone in one hour

In a spasm of horrific
scumbagery

In just a less than 30 short minutes

Nothing more than

In just a few short 30 moments

All the victims

 

were murdered while at their daily 

work
wrong place wrong time

act of a demotic deranged madman

voices screaming Kill

The voices scream

death to all humans

 

All must be killed

The voices scream over and over


All must die now

 

Just another night in America

Land of the Free


Home of the free

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

 

More Guns for Everyone in the World

 

The NRA has decided

That the best solution to global problem


Of rampant violence and crime everywhere

Is for the rest of the world

 

To become like the U.S.


Where anyone can buy a gun

As an armed society is a polite society’

 

And so the President i

s about to announce

A global campaign against gun control restrictions

 

As these restrictions

are an undue burden

On the rights of the US arms manufactures

To sell their guns 

everywhere in the world

 


As everyone wants what we have to sell

The best weapons in the world

Instead of trying to limit the damage

 


That unrestricted gun sales


Have done to the U.S.

Our President, our great leader

Wants to sell more guns

Everywhere in the world

 

And there are eager buyers


Lining up around the world

Eager to buy the best guns

The world has ever seen

 

We want to export

The gun madness

That has infected our society

 


Leaving behind so many dead bodies

The dead were not consulted

For they remain dead

 


They do not vote
T

hey have no voice

For the guns silenced
them

For good
 just as the guns intended

 

Just doing their gun thing after all

Humanity has evolved


From stones to arrows

To guns
T o nuclear, biological weapons

 

And the U.S.
 While proclaiming itself

A champion of Human Rights

Remains nothing 

 

but a country
 

Of gun runners
 Merchants of death


And destruction

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

 

NRA Please Stop Talking

 

Another day

Another mass shooting

Another incident

of domestic terrorism

 

another gun man

killing people

because just because
 he can

and he wants to kill people

 

The NRA
And their stooges


Come out

Flood the airways

With their noxious

Poisonous weasel words

 

The NRA says

Mass shootings

Are like the weather

You can’t control them

You can’t predict them

And you can’t prevent them

 

Just have to accept


It is all god’s will

Guns don’t kill people

IF guns were outlawed

Only outlaws
 would have guns

 

Only solution
Is more guns

For everyone

An armed society

they say
Is a polite society

 

Support for gun control
I is

socialist/communist/fascist/anti-Am  erican/anti-Christian nonsense

The beginning of tyranny

 

If only the Jews had guns


The holocaust would not have happened

 

Jesus would want us all
 

to be armed
with machine guns

To protect us against the evil doers

It is the Christian thing to do

 

To blow away evil doers

With heavy arms

 

In America

Land of the free

Home of the brave

We can’t do anything

 

At all

About the mass carnage

Unleashed by madmen with guns

Who walk among us

Searching for their next victims

Any restriction of the right

 

To bear arms

Is tyranny at its worst

The nanny state run amuck


Talking about gun control

After a tragic event
Is

 

just not the appropriate time

We only need prayers

and meaningless thoughts

 

Universal background checks

Too onerous

Registering guns

Too burdensome

 

Researching gun violence

waste of tax payer money

banning military style assault weapons
r

 

Restricts my right 

to blow
away


Bambi the deer
with a M16

 

the NRA will keep talking


talking and talking


preventing anything


from being done

 

and we will have another


Mass shooting event


Before the day is out

 

So my plead

This day
To the NRA
A

and their stoogies

Talk is cheap

Your comments
Are not helping

 

If you can’t


Be a part of the solution

Just stop talking


Please stop talking

 


And let the rest

Of us  figure out


How to stop

The madness in the streets

And stop the carnage

 

So NRA


Please
 just
 stop
 talking
 Now

another gun stop © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

guns Kill People

Guns kill people
g

Guns do kill people

it is not mental illness


it is not video games

it is not a million other things

 

it is simply this

a gun is a weapon

a weapon designed to kill people

 

That is what guns do

guns don’t care

they do as they are told

If you pull the trigger
t

They will kill the victim

 

that is what guns do

that is why
in a civilized society

military assault weapons
are locked up

 

yet in America

the land of the free

home of the brave
 

everyone and his cousin

must have their gun

 

guns for everyone

cries the NRA

that’s the solution

 

The president

and his supporters


deny the obvious

guns kill people

That’s all they do

 

it is a gun thing


you would not understand

Guns just do

what guns gonna do

kill people

 

Mr. President

You can take your words

your empty platitudes

Your empty promises

Your prayers 

 

straight to hell

and back

 

where with any luck


Satan will use you

as target practice

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

 

Chief of Staff You are Absurd

 

the President’s chief of staff

said the other day

it was absurd


to suggest that the president’s words

had anything to do

with recent mass shootings

 

yet is it absurd

to see the lengths


to which the President’s supporters

will twist and turn

spinning awa
y

the inconvenient truth

President Trump
is a racist bigot con man


who some how
 conned his way

to become President

he call immigrants criminals, vermin, animals


invaders infesting the country

the El Paseo shooter 


said that he went to the border


to shoot the invaders

and said
 that he was a big Trump fan

it is not absurd
 to connect these two huge dots

The President’s words
 

have real world consequences

 

Yes Mr. Trump is a racist pig
a

and his supporters
 are being absurd


to suggest otherwise

another gun poem © 2 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller      

 

 

Mr. President Words Matter

 

Mr President


Words matter


your words matter

 

your words of hate


your words of division

your words
calling fellow human beings
scum, vermin,


invaders, animals
matter

 

they matter a lot


and is it little wonder


that people listen

to the hate you sprew forth

 

and some deranged people


take action
on your call
for action

against the invaders 


on the border

 

they march to the border

to kill the invaders

your words matter

Mr. President

 


and your false words
of regret

fool no one

the damage has been done


the hate has been spread


just as you intended

 

and you
have the gall 


to call yourself
A Christian

you are the anti-Christ


you are not a Christian


so please quite pretending

to be what you are not

 

please man up


accept your responsibility


set things right


apologize

 

the dead though


don’t need your prayers


they need action


they need leadership

 

and you are the president


so please start acting


like you give a damn

 

and if you do so


perhaps
you will find

people will follow you

but please
 quite the words
of hate

 

the words that hurt

and quit calling immigrants
 invaders 

and vermin
 

 

they are human beings


they are deserving of respect

this I ask of you
In Jesus’s name
even though I am not a Christian

 


another day, another shooting

 

Another Day Another Shooting

another day in paradise

just another day in Americal

Land of the free

Home of the brave

 

and gunshots, 

lots of gunshots
more guns for all
cries the NRA

 

yes another day

another gun battle
another white man

who just wants to kill

 

the President sends his condolences
Thanks the law enforcement 
for an incredible job well done
It was horrible

 

Hate has no place

in our country

and we will take of it 


and do what ever we can do

condolences
nothing but false words
empty words 


lots of things to do

it is mental illness problem


but he fails to mention

the words gun at al

not at all

and tomorrow and tomorrow

but he at least finally 

said
hate has no role in country
nothing but prime BS

in my humble opinion

 

he did not mention
white supremacy
his rhetoric had nothing

nothing to do 

about this at all

 

and so tomorrow

I will turn on the TV
and we see

nothing at all

 

and the dead
will remain dead
the guns will fire again


nothing will be done

welcome to America
land of the free
home of the brave

 

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tonyv

I cleaned up a lot of this. This kind of stuff --

 

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As for the poem(s), I take it the speaker is anti-gun. [I like my guns. Thankfully, Article I. Section 22 of the Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations reads, "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."] 😃 I'll add a few of my favorite quotes to incite the speaker further, to inspire even more poems:

 

1. The Second Amendment guarantees all the rest.

2. If it weren't for guns, you'd still be a British subject.

 

And my favorite of all ...
 

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

--Samuel Adams


Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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Hi Jake,  This is quite a rant.  Poetically I think it could use a little work. But I applaud your writing about something you are clearly passionate about.  

 

haiku   2013 # 46

dull black metal
harbinger of lethal intent
daisies on a grave
      ~~Judi Van Gorder

2017  call from a concert


crouched in dark
rapid fire, screams and shouts                          
phone home, "I love you"
         ~~Judi Van Gorder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A New Norm

Killing season,
no reason why,
listen and see
nobody safe
or free from threat, no relief.

In church or school
its not cool but
the rule of hate
takes the bait and
we wait for the gunman to stand.

So when the gun
fires on fun, it
has won again.
We cry sin, we
can't win. Action is what we need.
                   ~~Judi Van Gorder, Nov. 2018              
                                Verse Form:   Ya-Du  

 

 

                

Not Again

spent brass
shells
are scattered
into corners
of the main hall
at a high school
in Florida

pools
of blood smeared
by rushing feet
blight
a classroom floor

next to a discarded
black
backpack,
the round, slate barrel
of an automatic
rifle
still warm
             ~~Judi Van Gorder 2-15-18
                         Verse Form:   Dinggedicht                  

As you see, I too have written anti gun poems though I have always had guns in my home.  My husband is former law enforcement and my son is a cop.  California has stringent gun laws which I feel strongly should be emulated and enforced federally.  The last mass gun slaughter here was by a man who purchased his guns legally in another state and brought them here.  He could not have purchased the AR15 legally here.   In the southern states there seems to be a gun store on every street corner and just about anyone can walk in and buy whatever kind of gun they want. 


I am for responsible gun ownership.  Owned guns need to be locked up in a safe. Guns are prime targets for thieves who then sell them on the black market and how many children have been killed accidently by a young sibling or friend showing off daddy's gun.  Background checks need to be thorough and waiting periods provide a cooling off time.   But we will never get the guns off the street.  I think I read a statistic there are more guns than people and those who own them will not give them up.   Living in a rural area, I feel much safer with my shotgun at the ready and actually on one occasion had to use it. (No I didn't shoot the intruder nor did I even point it at him, but he turned around and left running when confronted with a woman with a shotgun across her arm and a snarling dog at her side. We've always had a handgun in the safe but I prefer not to hold it, I have visions of shooting myself in the foot.)

~~Tink


~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

For permission to use this work you can write to Tinker1111@icloud.com

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thanks for the comments.  I suppose my poems speak for themselves.  I am not in favor of repealing the second but feel strongly that we need universal background checks, red flag laws, banning of assault weapons, requiring gun owners to have liability insurance, and registration of gun owners.  None of these would impact the ability of law abiding citizens to buy guns but would probably make it more difficult to buy guns for those with a disaqalifying record and would probably help in reducing the carnage on the street.  It is worth a try in any event.

I would challenge you and others to point out why anyone should be allowed to buy military style assault weapons, and why anyone on the terrorist no fly list can buy a gun today. And why universal background checks are an infringement on our freedoms

we all have to go through very invasive personal searches to get on a plane. Why can't we do the same for buying a gun? ''

thanks for the comments I appreciate it

 

^Jake, I'm moving your reply from my profile to here in the topic where it belongs. I understand what you're saying, but I disagree with all of it. That's fine; this is a discussion forum. 😃 Just a few examples --
 

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... why anyone on the terrorist no fly list can buy a gun today ...

That list shouldn't even exist.
 

Quote

... we all have to go through very invasive personal searches to get on a plane ...

Frankly, I'm disgusted that any American would even put up with it.


We can start there. There is much more to this than just guns.


Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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Does this belong on a poetry site..

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