Gone Too Soon

Courtesy of Pinterest
the bustling of souls
too busy rushing to
things that steal their lives— 
sweeps you from
confined spaces
before you
fully understand what

“On average, 37 children die from heat related deaths after being trapped inside vehicles.” Since 1998, the total number of children who have died from heat related deaths by vehicles is 717. It is July, there has already been 17 deaths. I do not know what we as humans can do to slow down and remember that lives depend on us — because they know not yet how to depend on themselves, but we must do something. Thank you for reading.