Wednesday, September 11, 2013

That Morning (Poem)

That Morning

Blue is what we remember
      that morning

so perfect not a single cloud
      got between us and them

the moment before everything
      fell.

© 2013 Maureen E. Doallas
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My other 9/11 poems: "As If", "Left Standing", "Will the Water", and "Human Scale"

Galway Kinnell poem: "When the Towers Fell"

Of interest: "Jake Barton: The museum of you" at TED Talks.

3 comments:

Chrys Fey said...

Short but very powerful!

nance said...

this leaves me silent
wanting the beauty
the blue sky of the before

Hannah Stephenson said...

Thank you for this helpful little collection.