No Nameless Bodies

Who gave these statistics names?
Who let them crave a cappuccino
or decide they looked snazzy on Tuesday, February 22?
Who told them to wish for better things
when they will end laying on a supermarket floor
with filmy eyes and
blood pooling below?
Who gave these statistics parents?
Who gave them children?
So cruel to weep and wail over this,
the smallest proportion of a population.
And what fool would dare
to think of these outliers as
anything but a number?

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