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I have visited ground zero at different times after 9.11.01 and it is a sacred place.  The air and color is different to my awareness.  A cemetery where the business men, the money men, charge Americans to come in.

The wound       (Haiku)  2014

A deep gaping hole
newly covered with scar flesh
a cemetery

the reflective pond
the bright thirteen year old trees
the lost souls still there

the money-men charge
fees to visit our worst time
Ah, America!

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Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 10/22/2014 3:50:00 PM
haiku has very precise specifications, comes from a Shinto & Zen Buddhist tradition both of which are shamanic in nature - though very poignant three lines verse #1 is at least 2 parts but it is not a real, factual observation it is in your imagination you can't have both a REAL hole and scar tissue #2 is 3 parts a haiku must only have 2 parts (regardless of the content) the pond reflects-trees planted thirteen years ago: mourners kneel (this would now be a haiku) subjective observation L & L
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Date: 9/11/2014 8:31:00 AM
9/11 world saw the scariest reality. we are hollow men so "the money-men charge fees to visit our worst time Ah, America!" I pray tribute to the people who were murdered on that day. Humanity was murdered. Love TRISHA.
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Trisha Sugarek
Date: 9/11/2014 8:43:00 AM
Rajat, thank you for your beautiful words to me. Trish
Date: 9/11/2014 8:28:00 AM
A lot of time has passed but the tragedy will never be forgotten. Thank you for your touching words
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Trisha Sugarek
Date: 9/11/2014 8:44:00 AM
Casarah, so true. It's a sacred place, in person. Trish