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Mortal Wounds
by Cade Duel Gullickson
Monday, September 12, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Injuries that do not bleed


Damage that never heals


One day or four years


Makes no difference in how you feel


They are all mortal wounds


Invisible or ripping you apart, it matters not


They are all mortal wounds


Each day a new battle to be fought


The first one struck that Tuesday morní


Each day since has passed without relief


As months went by with no word


Till that November day made the loss complete


They are all mortal wounds


Hidden from sight or worn on your sleeve


A momentís peace you cannot find


Each dawn brings new disbelief


They are all mortal wounds


You can hide, and some will pretend


But these mortal wounds will never grow into scars


They will be with you till the lonely end


It is an injury that will not bleed


Irreparable harm that will not heal


One moment, one day, four years


Changes nothing in how you feel


They are all mortal wounds


They kill you all at once or a slice at a time, but it matters not


They are all mortal wounds


Every day another battle to be fought


Four years ago seems like only yesterday


Each date on the calendar brings pain anew


These invisible cuts and bruises on my heart


Each one of them a mortal wound


 

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Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger
Poet, itís said that time heals all wounds, but the tragic events that unfolded on September 11, 2001, truly feels and seems like yesterday. Each day since that horrific day has brought more devastation and destruction to our planet and its people. One can only hope it will all end sooner rather than later. An excellent poetic tribute. Thanks for sharing it. Take good care and be well.
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