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A ordinary day to start 
Same as any other
Dad goes off to work again,
Child goes with their mother.
Vibrant busy city,  busses, cars galore
Workers in the offices,
from bottom to top floor.
Throughout our life situations
Hard times often do arise,
Unfortunatly we never think of saying last goodbyes.
That's exactly what happened on September 11th 2001
A day that turned the world so cold
When tragedy begun.
Twin towers has exploded
Co ordinate attacks,
Al-Qaeda behind the planes
That seemed to be hijacked.
Thousands were killed instantly
Some lives hang by a thread,
Calls were made to loved ones
Onlookers face of dread.
Fears & screams while running
As smoke fills up the air,
News reports on live tv
Helplessly they stare.
On the news we hear the voices
of all who are caught inside,
Lying next to injured ones
Or sadly ones who died.
One man makes a phone call
My darling wife it's me,
I'm sorry that I upset you
And that we disagreed.
My offices have been attacked they're crumbling to the ground,
A massive explosion hit our floor then instantly no sound.
If I do not make it
I'm stating from the heart,
I love you darling, & in your life I'm glad to play a part.
Tell the kids daddy loves them
Continue well at school,
Stand up for all your beliefs
Don't be taken for a fool.
The wife is crying down the line
Darling please don't go,
I love you darling so so much
I've always told you so.
He replied my darling im feeling
really kind of weak,
Breathlessly he's coughing, he can hardly speak.
If you ever need me just look up to the stars,
I will hear your voices
And heal up any scars.
Suddenly all was quiet
The wife screams down the fone,
Darling can you hear me, don't leave me here alone.
The towers live on tv start to crumble to the ground,
Clouds of smoke then fill the air
The world in shock no sound.
Crying at the images of all who has lost their lives ,
Mums,dad's , Nan's & grandads, husbands & wives.
Rescue teams included and all those left behind
To All who were among them,  all who did survive,
All who were injured
All who sadly died.
Never in this lifetime that day will be the same
For ground zero holds the memories
Of every single name.

About this poem

It's a memory of the tragic events of 9/11

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Written on February 07, 2020

Submitted by staceallen2610 on August 14, 2022

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Scheme Text too long
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 2,178
Words 441
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 67


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