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11 years ago today

11 years ago today the U.S was shattered.
People lost lives,
loved ones and friends. 
America lost working men and women. 

One incident brings us together every year. 
Remembering those who died that day. 
The men and women that died, 
our heros that lived to tell the tale.

Where were you that day?
When the world stopped spinning?
That day when we lost millions?
The day the world stopped?

This day will never be forgotten 
never will those thousand of Americans be forgotten. 
This is a day in History 
That will live on forever.
 
No, don't glorify the deaths but morn, 
Do remember this thou
The world shattered and for a while stopped spinning.
11 years ago.


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  1. Date: 9/12/2012 5:11:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Tessa. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. I am going to be on vacation for a week so will try to catch up with you when I get back. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 9:10:00 AM

    No one forget that day. A huge tragedy. There were many heroes who did a great job. Very well written. Have a nice day. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 9:10:00 AM

    This is a beautiful tribute to the people that died in 09/11. May they all rest in peace. Thanks for sharing this with us. Lucilla