OKC Bombing and Columbine

("Terror" is put to music. Ask and I will email you a copy)

Terror In The Heartland

It's come to the heartland
The terror and the dread
In one explosive moment
Our innocence has fled
Oh yes, it has come home!

There isno understanding
There's only disbelief
Was it our own countrymen
Who brought down all this grief?
Oh yes, it has come home!

Our voices cry for justice
Our hearts cry out in pain
For family, friends, and loved ones
Never to be, seen or held again
Oh yes, it has come home!

Then, there are the children
Withouttheir lives to live
Now the world will surely miss
The gifts they had to give
Oh yes, it has come home!

The images of heroes
Burned deep into our mind
People helping people
Shows we are a special kind
Oh yes, it has come home!

In the twisted steel and concrete
Through the day and dark of night
We watch the tireless effort
Of the rescuers fight.
Oh yes, it can come home!

How can a human being
Harbor such demented hate
To bring upon their own kind
Such a cruel fate
Oh yes, it has come home

Though most of us view from afar
It could have been mine or yours
But we must grieve and then go on
Not hide behind locked doors
Even though, it has come home!

There are no easy answers
When our hearts are torn
But from healing words of promise
Each new hope is born.
Oh yes, it can come home!
Oh yes, it will come home!
It has come home!

Del "Abe" Jones
04.22.1995

One Hundred And Sixty-Eight Seconds

One second for each victim -
On this anniversary -
But a lifetime of sorrow -
For surviving friends and family.

A small tribute to them -
'Midst the sadness and the tears -
Remembering happy times -
Of all those by-gone years.

We have all learned a lesson -
From the people of that city -
To go on and persevere -
But, isn't it a pity?

That we must learn such lessons -
With such a price to pay -
With sadness in heart and mind -
On this observance day.

Just want to send condolences -
To all of those concerned -
And hope those responsible -
Will in Hell, be burned.

Del "Abe" Jones
4-19-97

The Death Of Innocence
(Columbine)

Fourteen more young wasted lives
And one teacher who gave all
And once more the questions
Why, no one heard the call.

Why, two young minds and hearts
Were filled with so much hate
Why, they took it on themselves
To seal, all those others fate.

There is no answer, that makes sense
No way to sort it out
And we should all, ask just what
We, really are about.

Why, the future is no more
For all of those young souls
Why, no more hopes and dreams
No chance to reach their goals.

Why, with all our expertise
And, our technology
Why, we can't stop the madness
In our "great" (?) society.

There is no answer, that makes sense
No way to sort it out
And we should all, ask just what
We, really are about.

Why, our children can get guns
Make bombs to kill and maim
Why, parents think, "No, not mine!
(Don't play, that deadly game.)

Why, we say every time
"It shouldn't happen here!"
Why, we don't take it serious
And shudder with fear.

There is no answer, that makes sense
No way to sort it out
And we should all, ask just what
We, really are about.

4-22-99
Del "Abe" Jones

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Healing*Society

Abe wrote:
Why, with all our expertise
And, our technology
Why, we can't stop the madness
In our "great" (?) society.

Thoughts are things, Words are power, Actions are authority...

Humanities salvation rest in he'r heart for there resides truth the spirit of all faith with the peace and love s'he has to share, all*ways.

Those who embrace & support the rise of humanity toward he'r true beauty, grace & compassion of being, create the action of positive change.

There is a minority of voices disseminating a majority view only a reversal of this equation will result in a positive situational change.

One who sees past the illusion of fear, moves toward the truth, beauty and grace of their reality and thus forward, into an honest, open and giving relationship with self and others...

Ones responsibility affects the reality of all, and so seeking the counsel of others is the responsibility of each... which in turn offers credit and achievement to every*one... which all*ways raises the trust and appreciation of one who shares their responsibilities.

The dawn of a new day, a kinder more gentle way, a moment of compassion, trust and understanding, a chance to shift reality is but a single thought, a few words and the simple action of forgiveness away...

L.O.V.E. - Rulz

Lesson, Opportunity, Variety, Evolution

Respect, Regard, Relevance, Resolution

in this, the dawning - Age of Compassion

Truth & Peace - All*Ways

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