For Their Shoes...

For Their Shoes...
(c) Rabbi Menachem Creditor
in support of the Albany High School community

For their shoes, Adonai.
For their damn shoes.
Shoes, Adonai!

Three children were shot for their shoes.
Their shoes, Adonai!

Is this Your world?
The world you envisioned?
Where people shoot each other 
for shoes?!

It's not that we won't hurt each other with 
hands, sticks, rocks, cars, words...
But guns in the hands 
of those who would 
shoot someone over 
shoes...

Adonai, it's too late for us to say 
You should have done better.
But You should have.

Now it's our turn.
Now is the time.

shoes......

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