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Kathy I Austin

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Ordinary Day
by Kathy I Austin
Sunday, April 21, 2002

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Ordinary Day
Just an ordinary day,
moms and dads go on their way.
They kiss their kids and wish them well,
and go off to uncertain hell.
Working to provide a need,
for their families mouths to feed.

The air is shattered with a blast,
memories seen of their past.
Fear and panic take their toll,
to get out safely is their goal.
Many voices heard to cry,
for so many loved ones, time to die.

Rescue workers on hands and knees,
gently sift through the debris.
Everyone touches the pain,
the angels mourn with tears of rain.
Someday the sun will shine and then,
may we never experience this again
cr 2001 Kathy I Austin

September 11th, 2001, was a very sad day for America, and for mankind. I like many others mourned the loss of many things. The poeple who died, the freedom and security that we lost, and the lack of peace in the world. This was one of three poems that I wrote about that terrible day. It has been published in one anthology, one CD Poetry Collection, two E-zines, and will be in my up coming book.

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Reviewed by J Howard 5/30/2011
a sincere poetic memory of a tragic day-
thanks for sharing
jch
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 4/21/2002
Well written...and very moving, as well...
Reviewed by Tracey Hardie 4/21/2002
Wonderful write for such a tragic event. I have only just recently been able to write about it.. maybe one day I will post it.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/21/2002
Well done.... for such an event...you wrote it beautifully
Reviewed by George MacLean Akurunwa 4/21/2002
Touchy. Good job!
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 4/21/2002
From one Bi-Polar to another, excellent.

Janet xoxoxo
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 4/21/2002
A heartfelt write!

May Lu $*_*$
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