Six Bullets, One Gun, Copper Tongue

107 killed 93

Two pops to the left

                    4 more to the right

93 left Little alone.

107 kept the gun under his bed

Little saw his brother’s number on the news

                  “Marks 97 homicides this year.”

A bullet here, 

                  a bullet there

Copper taste in mouth of shredded skin

Burnt flesh against metal rushing through a wall

93  ate bullet 3

Watch your number

Listen to the time you have left 

Little left with a number

93 left with 6 holes

             Up 

and 

            down

Left 

          and right

Bullet 2, 3, 4

5 in arm 6 in head

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