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Americas Villain

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Americas Villain

Low flying plane
Cloudless sky, bright blue
Steel clashing, burning orange
Cloudless no more, smoke fills the sky
Thick, gray, rolls through the city
Much more than a tragedy
3,000 deaths
Millions affected
Billions left with a dark memory seared in their minds
By the hands of one, and
A search begins
War, oil, money
What are we really fighting for?
A man, a coward, a villain 
A decade of suffering mentally, 
The pain lies in the gaping hole of our hearts 
And is filled, with the demise of
America’s villain

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 1:41:00 AM
    That was a heartwarming tribute to those lives taken from us on that tragic day.

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:29:00 PM
    Ken, :-) Congratulations with your creative top featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself an excellent time here on the soup... I know I sure am. * or should I say I will at least try. Always~ & ~ Forever*LINDA"

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 4:03:00 PM
    Nothing but thank you seems appropriate