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A Day In September…(a flash poem of remembrance)

September 11, 2010

9-11

And still we weep,
We, who are all that’s left,
The mourners and the loved-ones,
Grieving and wondering,
Why?
What “cause” so “holy”,
Could justify that madness?
Wipe away lives of those,
We cared for…
It does not exist.
Not even in memory,
Which is all we have left of them.

Requiescat in Pace

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. September 11, 2010 3:44 pm

    I know about procrastination, and, BTW, nice poem!

    RT

  2. September 12, 2010 3:12 am

    A very tragic incident it was. Very good poem, you bring out the sadness well. No one has a right to take so many lives, yet still they committed such a horrendous act. Thank you for sharing this.

  3. September 12, 2010 6:12 pm

    Great tribute! And an AWFUL incident! Really makes you wonder “why?!?!?!?”
    I can go on and on.. but we all share the same sentiment on this one… 😦
    Thanks for bring it out, Tim…
    It’s quite horrible having to watch from across the Hudson, the 2 lasers staring out into the sky, where there could have been the 2 pillars that used to be.. 😦

  4. September 12, 2010 9:39 pm

    A simple, “Amen,” Tim.

    • September 12, 2010 10:57 pm

      Thank you, Jean. It was a quick jotting down of thoughts, but I felt I should say something

  5. September 13, 2010 1:55 pm

    beautifully brought across the pain and sadness… liked the intensity..

  6. September 13, 2010 1:57 pm

    Hello, friend, how are you?

    I invite you to our Monday Poetry Potluck Party at Jingle Poetry Community, a new place for poets who share ans encourage…

    We have features such as poem of the week, poetry blog of the week, and poet of the week, plus Sunday poetry news dispatch, if you attend our Monday Party, there is a chance that you poetry blog is represented by one of our officials, and your talent will be highlighted or exposed to wider audience,

    No specific rules, simply linking in 1 to 3 poems, it could be an old poem, let us read and comment for you. Feel free tasting other poetry treats, all enjoyable expereicne…

    http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2010/09/poetry-potluck-big-bang.html

    Click on the link, you will see a blue button, click on the blue button, you will see three boxes, your specific poem link to be placed in first, then your name or blog name, then your email connected to your blog….

    Happy Monday!
    Let the fun begin!
    Cheers!

  7. October 6, 2010 12:01 am

    I’m a little late to this post – but Wow. You’ve done a fantastic job of sharing your heart and the hearts of millions.

    hugs,
    Donna

  8. March 26, 2011 7:56 pm

    how are you?

    missed your talent,

    wishing you the best.
    share one piece with us today, make more friends…

    bless you.
    xx

  9. October 11, 2011 4:12 pm

    Great poem, so nicely done….. you bring out the sadness well.. Love it!

    Short Poems

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