America, Reloading

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mostly because of dying stars scientists
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say space smells like barbeque and
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gunpowder which is to say space smells
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like the United States a holiday where
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we celebrate the independence of machine
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guns how anyone can buy a cemetery at a
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sporting goods store on their 18th
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birthday and open carry it to an
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elementary school where children are
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learning tears dont fall in space
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weightless without gravity they never
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leave the eye is that what happens to
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the NRA a child asks after the bodies of
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half her glass have used every red
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crayon in the universe to scream goodbye
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did the NRA skiers not drop because
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theyre astronauts how it is apparent
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tell a six-year-old the gun sales spike
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every time our right to bear massacres
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makes the coroner faint make some
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medical examiner sack cant my god I
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cant but we can
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cant we America each election dont we
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could say we can stomach the boy loading
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a black hole into his backpack and
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unloading it in the high school hallway
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on Valentines Day it would take light
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years to count how many times the Tariff
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Act Tex did I love you I love you I love
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you in parkland Florida will be NRA kept
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crying in space my friends a second
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grade teacher is told to practice hiding
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her children in the closet 23 7
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year-olds huddle holding their breath
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holding your breath and space is the
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fastest way to die
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the lungs explode in the vacuum almost
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as quickly as an ar-15 can make blood
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dust of a closet door of the 20 children
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murdered at Sandy Hook not one of them
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needed an ambulance
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thats how dead they were thats how
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well the Second Amendment Orcs because
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there is no air it is silent in space
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but not as silent as the Christians on
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the Senate floor well 20 more families
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are asked if they would like to talk to
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a priest Christ could tear the nails
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from his hands and scrape them down a
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blood splattered chalkboard and they
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would still be praying for their bank
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accounts after Columbine parents were
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called into tiny conference rooms one
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family said we could hear the family
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before his screaming and we knew we were
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next
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now loved ones check Facebook to see who
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is dead
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a mothers statuses I cant reach my
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daughter I cant reach my daughter
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decades after her child is murdered in
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the cafeteria that thought will still be
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tearing her from her bed I cant reach
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my daughter the footprints left by
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astronauts on the moon are permanent
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they will never go away like the grief
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of a father identifying his son by his
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shoes because the rest of his sons body
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was out lobbied by suits whispering into
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the ears of Washington this is what
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America means about freedom and justice
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the names of our cities becoming
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synonymous with babies being buried like
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seeds in the green gardens of the
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wealthy but you should know your teacher
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was a hero we see her body found
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bunkering a group of your friends and
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thats as happy as the ending gets right
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now the heroes almost always dead the
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flag at half-mast grave children huddled
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in basements trying to tear off their
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ears on the fourth of July because the
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fireworks sound that the day everyone
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died crying died with her next 80
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birthdays pouring from their eyes well
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America reloaded and moved on to the
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next
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you

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