How Could I Not?

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Why I write.

Submitted: May 13, 2017

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I started to write because I couldn't:
there were no words before.  (It was awful,
what was unfolding on the TV screen.)

They came tumbling out and fell like bodies:
words of horror and shock and outrage.  They
landed on the page, bled the pain I felt.  

My opinions had never mattered.  I
kept them locked away, because no one was
interested in what I had to say,

until that dark day in September.  One
life was saved:  mine.  How could I not write?  I 
will let the words have their say, good or bad.


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