Back-to-School and the Encounter with Guns --by CM
A child going to school for the first time or returning to a new grade (if he or she didn't fail), have many things to adjust. The time, the bus route, schedule, classes, the subject, the desk, making friends, the teacher and THE GUNS:
The bus driver's or the maiden's gun may be opened or concealed;
for some, it's not a big deal.
The guns placed in locked boxes around the school, in the halls;
Encased like a safe, along with the freshly painted walls.
Guns carried by the teachers, principal, and janitors;
Proud to cover the parameter.
Guns at the gate as soon as one into the grounds or the compound;
When told, we get off the bus to look around.
Guns by young, cute, and oversize security guards-
They are like the swimming-pool bodyguards.
Guns examples are shown during active-shooter and safety drills;
They always make several students ill.
And then, there is the actual shooter, with a gun;
We may encounter him/her in the classrooms, halls, grounds, or bus;
Remembering the safety plans, a must!
Regardless, too many will be left nonplussed. CM