The Pulse

The Pulse

When Oz asked the Tin Man

What he wanted

Tin Man gave a simple reply

“I want a heart

So I can love my fellow beings”

Oz granted Tin Man’s wish

And gave him so much more

Not only did Tin Man get a heart

But he got a pulse, a life, and his humanity

 

June 12th, 2016

Pulse Night Club, Orlando

Edward Sotomayor

Stanley Almodovar III

Luis Oman Ocasio-Capo

Juan Ramon Guerrero

Antonio Davon Brown

Akyra Monet Murray

Luis Daniel Conde

Eric Ivan Ortiz Rivera

Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz

Eddie Jamoldroy

Darryl Roman Burt II

Deonka Deidra Drayton

Alejandro Barrios Martinez

Anthony Luis Laureano Disla

Juan Carlos Mendez Perez

Franky Jimmy De Jesus Velazquez

Martin Benitez Torres

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon

Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz

Mercedez Marisol Flores

Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado

Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez

Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez

Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez

Oscar Aracena-Montero

Miguel Angel Honorato

Javier Jorge-Reyes

Joel Rayon-Paniagua

Jason Benjamin Josaphat

Cory James Connell

Juan P. Rivera Velazquez

Shane Evan Tomlinson

Juan Chavez-Martinez

Jerald Arthur Wright

Leroy Valentin Fernandez

Tevin Eugene Crosby

Johnathan Antonio Camuy Vega

Jean C. Nieves Rodriguez

Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala

Brenda Lee Marquez McCool

Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan

Christopher Andrew Leinonen

Angel Candelario-Padro

Enrique L. Rios Jr.

Kimberly Morris

Frank Hernandez

Paul Terrell Henry

Amanda Alvear

Luis Vielma

Forty-nine individuals

Through no fault of their own

Their hearts were taken

Their pulses stopped

Their lives stolen

But their humanity lives on

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