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Twin Buildings

Born and lived as one
Suffering terrorist wrath
Housing souls within

Falling to their knees
With fatal skeletal wounds
Bleeding flesh and dust

Catastrophic acts
To the ground, loose curtains fall
Human spirits soar

9/11 names 
Speaking through living voices
Never forgotten

Copyright © Abe Lopez

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  1. Date: 4/2/2010 1:25:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 2nd place in the contest with this poem. The words are still fresh. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 1:05:00 PM
    Abe, many congratulations on your 2nd place in Nathan's contest. You have captured that tragic day with your wonderful poetry >> James

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 12:22:00 PM
    Intense and deeply heartfelt....said with such moving style, dear Abe! Congratulations on this amazing 2nd place winning poem. Well worth the wait to see it here. Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 11:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on 2nd place in my 9-11 contest! Nate

  1. Date: 9/16/2009 7:04:00 AM
    nicely penned

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 4:48:00 PM
    Oh... This Tragedy... You captured a part of the madness with your words... the sadness comes back with each line getting closer to the end... God Knows of the Fallen and Us... God Bless MoonBee

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 1:45:00 PM
    One of the most saddest days in my life, the fall of the Twin Towers, and i'm not even an American, great tribute Abe>>James

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 12:58:00 PM
    Powerful and poignant, your words speak directly to the heart, Abe, in this very moving tribute. Excellent work and best of luck with this winning write! Thank you for your kind words. Love, Robin

  1. Date: 9/13/2009 4:13:00 PM
    Poignant in a concise format Enjoyed reading although it was a sad day. Good write charlie

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 3:27:00 AM
    speaking through living voices...never forgotten--amen--excellent tribute--Charma

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 12:46:00 AM
    Awesome tribute Abe.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments today

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 11:26:00 PM
    "Bleeding flesh and dust"...outstanding, terrific line, Abe! Wonderful images, very well penned. Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 7:45:00 PM
    Powerful piece, wonderfully done! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 7:38:00 PM
    Powerful piece of poetry my friend...well written

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 4:16:00 PM
    Yes....the spirt soared, ....never forgetting, .... but showing that human spirit lives on in a loving tribute to the memory of that day. That is how we can pay our respects to those who died. We must keep that hope alive.

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 2:21:00 PM
    Nicely written. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 1:58:00 PM
    Excellent choka, a sad theme, nice work and best of luck in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 12:59:00 PM
    OMG Mr.Lopez that is so sad.i was 5 when that occured...

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 11:43:00 AM
    Poised poem.