Lacey & Susan

They were playing drive-by
shooting.
One was the bereft mother
wailing
“My baby, my
baby! Someone shot
my baby!”
The other lay on the ground,
posing for death.
They were six
and four,
playing
drive-by shooting,
these two white girls in
a nice neighborhood.

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