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Nine eleven

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Nine eleven

Alas, oh monoliths,that once stood tall
above the great metropolis
that housed human souls
as carnival balloons
and the children would release them
and watch them drift away
never to be seen again
The world is rife with Gods and Demons
who disguise themselves 
as good and evil and who will choose
and who will lose
but we are all collateral
Oh, that violence would erupt
in the name of Gods and Demons

the monoliths have been destroyed
releasing the balloons in the air
as spheres toward heaven
Will they touch each other as they drift up 
to their paradise
or will they pass each other upward
never to be seen again
©Ralph Sergi

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  1. Date: 5/6/2015 6:31:00 AM
    Hi Debbie: Thanks for your comment and I was surprised to see it again . I wrote it many years ago and I have revised it as time went by.

  1. Date: 5/5/2015 7:37:00 PM
    It was a horrid day, as is the day deaths visits all, Pearl Harbour, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl, Gettysburg, Auschwitz, life feeds on death and death on life. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/20/2015 11:37:00 PM
    A tricky subject to tackle, but you do them honour. Nice pen. Viv

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 10:53:00 AM
    Thank you, Miss Wattle and I look forward to reading more of your work.

  1. Date: 11/16/2013 9:43:00 PM
    A powerful tribute. Very well done, Ralph! I look forward to reading more of your work :)

  1. Date: 11/13/2013 6:55:00 PM
    wonderful poem of a sad day in our nation's history. I enjoyed it very much

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 10:12:00 AM
    Very powerful dedication!

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 11:52:00 AM
    Respectful and beautiful tribute. Thank you for sharing. Welcome to the Soup!

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 2:53:00 PM
    i love your words , a touching poem , thank you for that

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    Date: 11/7/2013 9:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sergi Avatar Ralph Sergi
    Date: 11/4/2013 3:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Mira I especially liked your poem OURS, "People throw rocks at things that shine" what a neat phrase. Ralph S.
  1. Date: 11/4/2013 1:26:00 PM
    Ralph, a touching write and tribute!

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 2:56:00 PM
    Thank you all for your kind comments. Lets all touch each other when we drift toward our paradise.

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:52:00 PM
    Excellent write!

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 2:55:00 PM
    Dear Ralph, you ought to write more for your talent is obvious! Thank you for visiting!