I need to share this … “In Honor of Caroline Edwards!”
In Honor of Caroline Edwards, Witness at the January 6th Committee’s First Public Hearing, and Her Colleagues
T he lovely, nails-tough cop described the
H ell raining down upon them.
E nduring torment, taunts, and trauma, they
C ontributed their very lives to save
A building, institution, lawmakers—all
P rey to a mob of fury-blinded
I nsurrectionists whose Chief insisted
T hat it was they who were in the right.
O nly now do we fully see the brilliant
L ight their heroism shone as trained thugs
P ressed against them,
O verwhelmed them.
L isten to her searing words:
“I t was carnage, it was
C haos…I wasn’t trained for warfare.”
E xcruciatingly, she detailed the horrors,
G raphically told of slipping in her fellows’ blood
A nd wiping clean their spray-pierced eyes til
V eils of spray descended on her own,
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