AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Brad Bathgate, iJames Boyle, iFrank Ryan, iPhillip Rice, iShirley Houston, iCindy Ziperman, iPatricia Garber, i

  Home > Sept 11, 2001 > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Cade Duel Gullickson

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Poetry
· Messages
· 252 Titles
· 361 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2002

Cade Duel Gullickson, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Lies That Bind
by Kathy L Wheeler / Kae Elle Wheeler

A modern day woman marries for convenience to protect the identity of her daughter...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


A Thousand Years
by Cade Duel Gullickson
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Cade Duel Gullickson
•  Twilight
•  Keeper of The Flame
•  Gone Dark
•  Till It Shines
•  Before And After
           >> View all 250


I have been on these streets too long


Existing here in this aftermath


Sometimes I think the whole city is haunted


A ghost on every corner


Begging to be saved


Asking you the way home


But it is a wish you cannot grant


For you are lost as well


Three years retracing my own footsteps


A thousand days inhaling that smoke


Looking at a thousand empty rooms full of people


Trudging down countless stairs


And never reaching safe ground


I close my eyes and I know


I have stayed on these streets a lifetime too long


Existing in this no manís land


There are days I know the whole city is haunted


I see a ghost on every corner


How they plead to be saved


Just this one time


Just for a moment


Salvation


They peer into these thousand year old eyes


They need to know the way home


Alas, it is a power I do not hold


For I have yet to find my own way


Three years hearing broken voices


That never found their way across the wire


A thousand calls echoing through these halls


Ringing inside my head


A thousand endless days filled with dread


Knowing what is coming


Having seen it a thousand times


Forever powerless to act


Feeling the force of three thousand lives ebb


And finally fade out


I open my eyes and know


I will walk these streets a thousand years more


Existing in perpetual twilight


I am the ghost you see on every corner


Tell me the way home


If you know


Save me


If you can


Just this one time


Just for a single moment


Just for a timeless, split second


Save us all


 

Remember the Heroes 9-11-01

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 11/4/2004
powerful write.
Reviewed by jude forese 10/31/2004
this poem is exceptionally well written ... i like the flow, voice and images you chose ... these ghosts are forever lost except within our hearts, there they have peace ...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/31/2004
(((cade)))

nearly three thousand ghosts appreciate you remembering them--and so do the living. thank you for never wavering in your soul touching tributes to those lost on that horrible day.

powerful writing...excellent piece!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :(
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 10/30/2004
A very well written and haunting poem, Cade. Those ghosts haunt us all, no matter where we live. So many seem to be restless souls whose life was taken far too soon. They seem to hover in a limbo state trying to complete the tasks laid out for them in this lifetime. I will never get over the sadness, I will never forget the terror of that day and I will never forget a single one of them. Excellent work!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Martin Hebert 10/30/2004
~~Cade, very cool poem~~
~~~martin~~~
Popular Poetry (Sept 11, 2001)
  1.  A Dedicated Hero

Righteous Revenge by Beverly Scott

Manipulation, mayhem and murder make Righteous Revenge a mystery with a twist...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.