Knife Crime.

There is blood on the floor

It trails in through the door

The Nurses are tired

Surgeons sick to the core.

Another young life

Cut short by a knife

Never to mature

Or have a child or a wife.

At least one everyday

Just statistics they say

As young as ten

Injured or worse life taken away.

Gangs growing feral

Young kids leave home at their peril

No matter your age

No one is safe from knife rage.

31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Oct 09, 2019 @ 16:55:29

    It’s awful sis…


  2. JT Twissel
    Oct 09, 2019 @ 21:37:12

    So bloody awful, isn’t it. Powerfully put.


  3. Robert Matthew Goldstein
    Oct 09, 2019 @ 23:13:58

    Wow. It’s a scary piece, Willow.


  4. G-Bear
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 02:04:53

    A very realistic post and so terrifying at the same time. It’s sad that even during the day most people are forever looking over their shoulder x πŸ’œ


    • willowdot21
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 06:56:49

      I fear for the young , but they are not exclusively affected. I just cannot understand why things are getting so bad. It’s like the world is falling apart! πŸ’œ


  5. G-Bear
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 09:34:38

    I know what you mean. I just can’t believe how much the world is changing and unfortunately not for the better. I fear for the future of our decent younger generation πŸ’œ


  6. Lorraine
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 12:59:40

    Guns or knives. So many young lives lost.
    Powerful piece of writing.
    This violent world is terrifying.
    Oh, if we truly could “give peace a chance.”


  7. Jane Dougherty
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 13:28:40

    Maybe society has always been violent, but there seems to be a lot of it these days.


  8. Ben Naga
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 17:30:01


    The whole world is sick
    At least the human one is
    Pustules everywhere


  9. Ben Naga
    Oct 10, 2019 @ 18:02:50

    I appreciate your piece here plus thanks for the inspiration. πŸ™‚


  10. Killianlucy
    Oct 29, 2019 @ 11:20:58



  11. theramblingsofavictimsmother
    Nov 04, 2019 @ 12:25:45

    Very real and sad πŸ’œ


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