Poem: Routine Compassion,Triple Homicide Denver

3 people found dead near I-25 and Broadway last week were killed by gunshots, Denver coroner says

Everyone wants

Turn up

at compassion

Left out

from the check list

prayer before bed

Danger streets

awake at night

Sleeping through

the safety of day

Still not safe

Thinking about

my empty garage

The empty spaces in my lawn

Inherited pots

remind me

Stew, chili, soup

High yield

routine compassion

Ladled out

While I eat

$3 yogurt

Caring more

because the bodies

People

found

500 ft. off

my light-rail stop

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