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A Capitol Offense

A prayer for the victims' families in D.C.

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
September 20, 2013

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A Capitol Offense
A Capitol Offense_Greg Asimakoupoulos-A prayer for the victims' families in D.C.Lord, once again a trigger squeeze
has brought a city to its knees
as senseless shootings claimed the lives
of those caught unaware.

They left their homes and went to work
without a clue that someone lurked
in that familiar Navy yard
in Washington D.C.

They kissed their mates not knowing that
they never would be coming back.
A Monday just like all the rest
would prove to be their last.

Please comfort these now numbed by grief.
God, You alone can bring relief
to families left to question why
those they loved are gone.

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