Glass mirrors times past
What is new that you see there?
Open the window
n.b. El Presidente visited El Paso and said to the press corps, “I wish you could have been there to see it.”
What did he mean, the appalling damage caused by a single young man with a rifle? No, he meant the respect shown to the Office of President of the United States of America. Sad.
Wind chimes resonate
With whispers from weary leaves
Tears flood the desert
n.b. Texas has a complicated history; a place of moving people, territorial disputes, economic and political upheaval. More than 10,000 years of identifiable settlement, a piece of land with an ever-changing cast and shifting borders.
They just went shopping.
Tell me, what is wrong with that?
May they rest in peace.
n.b. There are at least 150 gun manufacturers in the USA according to Wikipedia.
Every mass murder leads to more gun sales, as people driven by fear, arm themselves just in case they need to defend themselves when they decide to nip down to the shops.
n.n.b. I have taken this title from The Clash album, ‘London Calling”.