AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

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

Featured Authors:  Craig Nagasugi, iKendra Berni, iSam Vaknin, iPier Tyler, iJames Becher, iMatthew Miller, iEdmond Humm, i

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

· Become a Fan
· 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
Alien Man
by Dilip Dahanukar

Twenty years ago we could not have imagined the speed and power of our present day computer processors and their vast memories. Who can say what their state will be twent..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Art of the Ninja: Earth
by TJ Perkins

The Chiao village produces the best ninja in the world - even governments still have need of them. Duncan is among the many in training, but his rampant rages threaten to..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Sept 11, 2001)
  1.  A Dedicated Hero





Mortal Wounds
by Cade Duel Gullickson

Monday, September 12, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Cade Duel Gullickson
•  Twilight
•  Keeper of The Flame
•  Gone Dark
•  Till It Shines
•  Before And After
           >> View all 250

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


 

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 Thomas Lanechanger 9/13/2005
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.



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.