Another One Shot


Another man shot

He was doing nothing bad

Laying on the ground with his hands above his head

Another man shot

Helping an autistic boy 

This man wasn't shot dead

No, this one was "lucky"

This man's life path is set to help others

Yet he was shot

And because of his skin color

He was deemed dangerous 

Another BLACK man shot

With his hands above his head

But as they all say "racism is dead"



  • Author: ~xx (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: July 21st, 2016 19:04
  • Comment from author about the poem: An unarmed black man was trying to help a severely autistic boy who had run away from his group home. The man was laying down with his hands up. The autistic boy had a toy truck with him, which the therapist informed the police if.This man was then shot by the police.
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 37


  • thatsilentgirl

    That's totally fucked up. I hate racism. But this poem is deep.

  • Severus Alexander

    It brings me great joy to know that this terrible tragedy has been lent recognition by your words.. perhaps, in time, we may rise above issues of race..

    • PerpetualFlowers

      I'm hoping..When it comes time for me to have children I hope they won't grow up in a world of such hate.

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