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  Another 9/11
by Jill Eisnaugle
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
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On this first Tuesday, September 11th, since that fateful day in 2001, may we pause and remember the lives who were lost, the rescue workers now ill, and the families left behind to grieve.

God Bless America and Our Armed Forces!




Another 9/11; another chance to mourn
The day that from the ashes, our nation was reborn,
Each neighbor helped his neighbor; compassion became true
And, we were ever grateful for the red, white and blue.


That day, we watched in horror and prayed for those who died
But, in our grief and anger, we proudly showed our pride,
From sea to sea, our colors flew dutifully and free
In honor of the victims who did not choose to be.


Six years passed very quickly and yet, each seemed so long
Our unity still lingers, though not nearly as strong,
Our neighbors are now strangers; our spirit is not praised
Life has returned to moments when our flag’s hardly raised.


I know we’ve not forgotten the faces of that day
The mothers and the children, whose loved ones passed away,
So, on this 9/11, while life moves at its pace
Let’s pause, if for a second, to sing Amazing Grace.


Another 9/11; another chance to dwell
Upon the day our nation, kneeled to the floor and fell,
Six years since we united, one Tuesday in September
I pray, despite time’s passage, we will always remember!


© 2007 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection



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Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 9/12/2007
We WILL always remember!
However, that unity [as you say] is beginning to drift away. How many vehicles or homes still proudly display the flag? All catastrophes cause an immediate outpouring, but as time passes it becomes dimmer - leaving only memories. We, as a one people under God, need to continue to help our neighbors - be it 9/11 or Katrina.

Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/11/2007
Thank you Jill for sharing your beautiful tribute to so many heros.
I keep the families in my prayers. Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/11/2007
Jill an exceptional tribute in remembrance of that horror! Thank you for sharing!

Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 9/11/2007
Lovely tribute on this day Sept. 11, 2007, 6 years later and the imagages are still as clear as the day it happened...thank you for your support in Honoring all that were killed,disabled and those that are still suffering from depression...


Reviewed by Barbara Smith 9/11/2007
Jill, American's will never forget that dreadful day. Today as each of those who were lost names are called the wound will be as real as the day it happen. A nice tribute.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/11/2007
Nothing more can be said, because you said it all, perfectly, with dignity and respect.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Art Sun 9/11/2007
A very nice and thoughtfull tribute to those who have passed through this tragic event...

Let us pray for them and their families...

love and peace.....

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 9/11/2007
well written in sad memory of that fatefull day
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/11/2007
I still pray, too, every day, for our nation, and on this day of sadness, I choose to reflect, pause, remember. I will never forget!! EVER.

God bless America again, and God be with those who lost loved ones six years ago! They are in my prayers!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Burleson, Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <

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