Sunday, September 11, 2011

Ten Years


                                        I had never thought                I may                  I still shiver
                                       of war              until                have gone           but accept
                                      the                     day               to bed that          there's hate
                                       ten years ago in class             that night            beyond what
                                                        the towers            more peaceful      I can hope to
                                                         collapsed             if I hadn't             heal or reason
                                                            and fire             known how          with. If just to
                                                              rained.            men could be.     catch a wink.
                            
                     

4 comments:

  1. so true: hate beyond what I could hope to heal.

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  2. I hope it was all readable in the format :)

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  3. It was. You're a genius.
    I struggled with writing a 9/11 poem or not. I'm glad you did, but I just had this mental block for some reason. Maybe because I was only 15 and wasn't as aware as I am now? I don't know. But I'm grateful for this one.

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  4. Thank you. I'm really glad I wrote it then. I had struggled to whether to write a prose piece or poem. I tried but just couldn't find the words for the former. But, 15? Wow. I wonder if you wrote then too :)

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