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Ashes, ashes, we all fall down Terzanelle question ku chaser

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Ashes, ashes, we all fall down Terzanelle question ku chaser

December’s cold wind starts to bite
festive are the lights all around
yet children are nowhere in sight

hurry come quick, what is that sound
a bell tolls but what is it for
festive are the lights all around

something evil came through the door
not in song, yet they all fall down
a bell tolls but what is it for

tragedy struck this little town
tiny children hold hands in fear
not in song, yet they all fall down

they can’t comprehend what they hear
school always was a place to play
tiny children hold hands in fear

many angels were born that day
December’s cold wind starts to bite
school always was a place to play
yet children are nowhere in sight

a church bell tolls
as a nation mourns
why did so many fall?

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  1. Date: 4/19/2014 6:28:00 PM

    I so enjoyed rereading this piece again. When I came up with the questionku this was the kind of poetry I had hoped for. Hard hitting and emotional writing.

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 9:20:00 AM

    A very lovely write....tiny hands are scared of the unknown. Kudos and I appreciate once again your noble visits. Based On Belief.

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 10:17:00 AM

    - Long time since I've seen you Sandra.... - - I remember reading it before, but read it with pleasure twice. In your beautiful and touching poem you just come to in December .... very well written!! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 1:33:00 PM

    dropping by to say hello, haven't seen you in a long time. Hope all is well

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 2:19:00 PM

    are you still writing how are you soup me xx davidscott

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 4:19:00 PM

    very good indeed Sandra,,,, that was not a good day,,,, then there was like 5 others shootings after that.,,,,,, congratulations on the win .

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 11:50:00 AM

    Sandra, Congratulations, a wonderful win*SKAT

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 6:31:00 AM

    Images in the poem create a frightful atmosphere. Bell tolls and not for a song. Children are no where to be found.......too good dear.

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 3:43:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning spot Sandra luv xx

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 9:50:00 PM

    Sandra.. I'm here to offer support In Richard's "Terzanelle Fantasy with a Questionku Chaser” contest.. :-) CONGRATULATIONS (-: good night~ PD

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 7:57:00 PM

    Congrads on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 7:46:00 PM

    I loved this poem the first time I saw it, one of my fav congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 7:12:00 PM

    Very sensitive portrayal of a very sad experience. Congratulations on win. Thanks for entering my contest.

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 5:23:00 PM

    Splendidly written Sandra, an honorable tribute to those precious innocents who lost their lives, thank you for sharing this Blessings to you dear heart, xxx

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 9:05:00 AM

    This is extremely beautiful/ great poem and dedication in one with a super lovely form my dear friend, Sandra! A very creative work indeed! A big winner for sure! Thank you so much for sharing and your precious time stopping by on my work! Wishing you luck and all the best in the contest. All my best wishes this coming New Year 2013, too! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 7:15:00 PM

    wow, that is quite admirable to do such a great tribute in terzanelle form. I wrote a poem on the victims of the black plague a long time ago, and I named it after this rhyme as well: they all fall down. It's a very fitting way to do a poem on the children that fell to the shooter. I really liked your poem. Very creative.

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 11:37:00 AM

    ANOTHER NICE WRITE HOW ARE YOU OK BACK ON HERE IN NEW YEAR HOPE YOU HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A GOOD NEW YEAR LOVE X A=DAVIDSCOTT

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 5:21:00 AM

    Sad write about the tragedy which happened recently..That incident put a damper on Christmas for everyone..Great work honoring the children and families..Thanks for stopping by ....I hope that the snow does not hinder your enjoyment of the Christmas season..For some snow is wonderful but for others I am sure that it means a slow down of outside activities...Sara

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 8:13:00 PM

    lovely poem you penned here friend Sandra..thanks for stopping by on my poem. Have a blessed Christmas to you and to your family :)

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 10:12:00 AM

    A quick visit to your nice poem,Sandra. - Wishing you a peaceful and happy Christmas! - / / I'm sending you a big Christmas hug!! Anne-Lise :) - / /

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 5:45:00 AM

    You are right, we all fall down when something like this happens and it happens so often, so quickly. School, the place where we learn, what have we learned there the past week???

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 9:57:00 PM

    a good poem... love the way you mixed it with the questionku at the end... a brilliant idea... a sad image...pd

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 5:31:00 PM

    "many angels were born that day", you words at least are a light in the darkness. David.