Posts Tagged ‘School Shootings’

The killer awoke before dawn.

He put his boots on.†

They emerge, one at a time, from darkness, at random intervals.
Each one unexpected.  His  appearance irrational. Shocking.
You don’t know why he came.

He took a face from the ancient gallery…†

black mask 2No one involved in these dramas has ever played their role before, but the scenes themselves are beginning to do encores, with different actors each time, like a recurring national nightmare.

Adam Lanza drove to Sandy Hook elementary school in his mother’s car, with her blood on his hands, in boots, clothing, tactical vest, and mask; all black.  So reads the narrative.

Geeky kid, transformed into demigod: each fist holding the power of death.

… and he walked on down the hall.†



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