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Celebration

January first, midnight
Marked the end of his life
Which suddenly expired
When a bullet was fired
Not in anger
Not in hate
But in celebration
Of a nation
Now with one less

Celebration

purpleneil59

Kelmscott, Australia

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I wrote this in the late eighties. It was a response to a newspaper story I read about three people in Kentucky who were killed because everybody celebrated New Year by firing their guns into the air. What goes up…

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