Category Archives: Homicide

The Patron Saint of Lost Causes (The Day My Sisters Died, Part 3)

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CC image courtesy of Flickr, Emanuele. Content warning: gun violence, mass shooting Laurie Works is a homeschool alum, community organizer, and spoken word poet. She is also a mass shooting survivor. In December 2007, two of her sisters, Rachel and Stephanie Works, died during the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs. The shooter, Matthew Murray, was also homeschooled. The

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Alexithymia (The Day My Sisters Died – Part 2)

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CC image courtesy of Google Images. Content warning: gun violence, mass shooting Laurie Works is a homeschool alum, community organizer, and spoken word poet. She is also a mass shooting survivor. In December 2007, two of her sisters, Rachel and Stephanie Works, died during the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs. The shooter, Matthew Murray, was also homeschooled. The

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The Unwinding Cable Car (Or, The Day My Sisters Died, Part 1)

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CC image courtesy of Flickr, Michele M. F.. Content warning: gun violence, mass shooting Laurie Works is a homeschool alum, community organizer, and spoken word poet. She is also a mass shooting survivor. In December 2007, two of her sisters, Rachel and Stephanie Works, died during the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs. The shooter, Matthew Murray, was also homeschooled.

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For Matthew

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CC image courtesy of Flickr, Sally Crossthwaite. Content Warning: gun violence, mass shooting Laurie Works is a homeschool alum, community organizer, and spoken word poet. She is also a mass shooting survivor. In December 2007, two of her sisters, Rachel and Stephanie Works, died during the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs. This poem is her reply to the shooter,

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