The Other Boy

They said to pray for Tyler,
His situation grave.
The accidental shooting
Shook his family's world that day.

They asked for meals and child care

And fasting for God's will,
But what about the other boy
Whose suffering is real?

I'm sure he didn't mean to,

When he found his father's gun.
I'm sure he meant to show it off
And have some harmless fun.

Another family mourning.

Two boys were hurt that day.
So what about the other boy
When we were asked to pray?

Anna M. Molgard

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