Pick up a piece #911 #terrorism #tribute #memories


I stand with a lapel pin in my hand

it had stood proudly on a life swept away

A bar of medals lay on the ground

how many heroic deeds did you do?

“mama mama mama”

I heard the echo of a grease covered doll

“I missed my flight “

I heard through misty eyes

“Our copier broke down  so I went to another cell”

“We should have been there with the dead” they chorused hand in hand

“What can we do for those who died in our place?”

the survivor’s guilt gnaws raw as each 911 looms

pick up a piece of 911 people

rally around the cause of freedom

look forward

do not let this happen to innocence again

photographs from stock photography and  from http://highwindsroom.blogspot.com/2011/03/sometimes.html

This is just one piece written in tribute for 911 http://fragmentsof911.wordpress.com/

8 thoughts on “Pick up a piece #911 #terrorism #tribute #memories

  1. yes – it’s only human nature to feel guilty.. then feel *thank God it wasn’t me* and then more guilt after that thought..
    ugh. still remember clear as day seeing the 2nd plane crash on live tv… sad… great write moon! hope you’re doing ok 🙂
    best to you always.

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