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9/11, Revisited: Fear Of Fallin
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
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Usually write a poem for 9/11. This year, words utterly fail. Reposting one from two years ago, tweaked it a bit.

I will remember. Can't forget.

Image (c) 2009, Karla Dorman




"Fear of Fallin ..."

... thru air so cold
so bit/ter it
heats on the way
d
o
w
n
(kept feet firmly
planted, rooted
to solid ground;
k n e w  where they were
all times, all hours,
no surprises

to throw me off
the edge, screaming .. . ..).

Then came that day.
Not given a
choice:  Burn.  Or jump.

Hell of a note.



Man not equipped
with angel's wings.







Not created
to soar like birds ...









and yet, I flew .. . ...

(c) 2007, Revised, 2009, Karla Dorman



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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
A day that we will never forge3t for sure, keep these coming
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by Juliet Waldron
A terrible day of unthinkable events--a poem which distills the horror like a cold drop of sweat down the back of my neck.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
A powerful reminder, Karla thank you for reposting this excellent poem.
Carole~
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
You capture it well, what a choice they had huh?
We will never forget....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Gene Williamson
Thank you, Karla, for reposting this powerful reminder of
a horror we will never forget...or forgive. -gene.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
Those scenes were very disturbing and you've captured and memorialized these very well. Nicely done Karla.
Reviewed by Sheila Roy
Very meaningful, Karla. I don't think any American should forget. Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
very nice write and well worth the reposting
Reviewed by Felix Perry
I think if this is a repost it was one well worth posting a second time...utterly great...I am impressed Karla.
hugs
fee
Reviewed by Swan Son
Your thoughts are mine ... in particular as I drove home from New York City the other night and saw a spotlight shining upwards .... my first thought was wondering what it was ... then I realized it was a spotlight in memory of the building that fell and all those who perished within. I remembered those who jumped rather than burn -- and the families that are doomed to remember this. May they rest in peace and love with God. Susan
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante
too painful, well penned.
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
...so glad you posted this again...yes we will Never Forget!
Reviewed by Cryssa C
Superb...
Cryssa
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Hell of a poem, and worth the re-post.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Well said Karla. God bless.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
9/11 fills my heart with repugnance towards some of man species that God could have had the heart to send directly to His promised Hell.

Georg

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
I'm the same way. I haven't, nor will I write anything. My heart is just not there.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
Your poem is imaginative and descriptive and God forbid that anything like 9/ll will ever happen again.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I will never forget; I can't forget! Powerful reminder to remember the horrors of that day; may we never see another September 11, 2001~

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( *tears!*
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
Karla, this is so beautifully expressed.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
No one will ever forget what your words have described, it is etched in all of our souls.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Lori Moore
I am sure none of us will forget.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Many flew that sad day. Patrick

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