4 miles away

I felt the oxygen leave your lungs

I heard you beg for oxygen while you laid on the cracked pavement

One shot was all it took for them to shatter my mentality

Lights surrounding your name 

We glorify you as our hero

6 more months and graduation would have arrived 

Lord knows I would have loved to see you dance on the stage

And now, you're no longer with us

You dance in the clouds, looking down at us with a heavenly smile 

And here I am, attempting to succeed

It's hard for me to breathe, but I'm trying 

You are my "in"spiration 

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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