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In the corner there is a brightly lit Christmas tree,
Presents under it in piles of one, two, three.
Mommy is on the phone with tears in her eyes,
Daddy is sitting in the living room and all I can hear is cries.

All I am doing is sitting there,
Cuddling my giant bear,
Wondering what could have happened,
That made mommy and daddy be saddened.

Then I wonder when brother is coming home,
School is almost over, he should be knocking down the gnome.
But that was the day he never came back,
And that's when my world went black.

That year on Christmas morning,
All of my family came together in mourning.
Originally I wasn't going to post anything, but this is to everyone, including my teacher, who was affected by what happened in Connecticut on December 14th, 2012. My thoughts go out to everyone. Have a better tomorrow.
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existentialKitten Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh...this is so sad...
Good work
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Tespeon Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you so much :D
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dwkeiko Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I really liked it! :D Like a lot!
I think you should make the title different, so that way
the reader has to figure what's wrong :3
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Tespeon Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student General Artist
I think I might. Thanks for commenting :D
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dwkeiko Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Cool :3
And you're welcome :D
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TikiKitten Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
This is amazing. Why this had to happen at all, let alone so close to Christmas, is beyond me..
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Tespeon Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks for reading it Leli :) It really is a tragic thing, and it just brought back thoughts from Nicholas and stuff back from a thousand moons ago.
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