Rhymes & Reasons
Another St. Valentine's Day Massacre
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
Posted: February 17, 2018
When will the craziness stop?…
A day associated with love
became a day defined by hate
as a gun-loving teenager pulled the trigger
on his fascination with fame.
A day for hearts and roses
became a day when the brokenhearted
deposited flowers in a make-shift shrine
at a Florida high school.
A day of learning
became a day of dying
for students who would never have the opportunity
to complete their homework.
A day when Christians
were somberly reminded at church
that "you are dust and to dust you shall return"
became a day when we were shockingly reminded
how fragile and fleeting life really is.
Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network. Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer, which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.
Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.
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