Monday, September 11, 2006

9/11 five years on: post #3

"Gone", a poem

It felt as though the tears would never stop.
It seemed just like the world was going to end.

But life
went on,
for me
and you.

Sometimes I think back to that day,
and the pain seems just as fresh.

But now
it subsides
much more
quickly.



This is my only poem to be published in a book so far. © 2005

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6 Comments:

Anonymous Cliff said...

This is my only poem to be published in a book so far

I can't see why.
Nice job.

11 September, 2006 14:23  
Blogger FOUR DINNERS said...

very good one n all

11 September, 2006 16:18  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Thanks guys.

11 September, 2006 16:24  
Blogger _z. said...

beautiful! good job *(asterisk)

12 September, 2006 05:34  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Thanks _z.

12 September, 2006 16:38  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

that's awesome, *... thinking about 9/11 still brings tears to my eyes... i will never claim that i haven't continued to take for granted the life i still have... but i can honestly say that i will never forget how i felt that day and how our world was forver changed.

really... beautiful poem... thank you so much for sharing :)

13 September, 2006 05:51  

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