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Survivors, a 911 poem

Survivors by Michael R. Burch (for the victims and survivors of 9/11 and their families) In truth, we do not feel the horror of the survivors, but what passes for horror: a shiver of “empathy.” We too are “survivors,” if to survive is to snap back from the sight of death like a turtle retracting its neck. Published by The HyperTexts, Gostinaya (Russia), Ulita (Russia), Promosaik(Germany), The Night Genre Project and Muddy Chevy; also turned into a YouTube video by Lillian Y. Wong. Keywords: survivor, survivors, victim, victims, family, families, 911, 9/11, terrorist, attack, terror, terrorism, empathy, sympathy, truth, horror, death, survive, survival , violence, pain

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

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