Melissa Firman
May 27, 2022

a poem

Image by sboz from Pixabay

if you rearrange the letters in Uvalde
you get the word valued

which somehow makes your heart break even more
(if that is possible)
because how can it be possible that the lives of

alexandria and alithia and amerie and annabell and
eliahana and ellie and eva and irma and
jackie and jailah and jayce and jose and



Melissa Firman

Writes about books, GenX, politics, life. Currently working on a memoir. www.melissafirman.com