#344 of 365 – “black dust”

“black dust”

 

bloodied concrete and broken steel

unexpected goodbyes from a now hallowed field

black dust in the air, grief in our lungs

fear and rage that such evil had come

so many hands reaching in for another

deep-dug loyalty we raced to uncover

we mourn with pride for the souls gone to heaven

who took their last earthly breaths on September 11

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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One Response to #344 of 365 – “black dust”

  1. Fig Tree Chance says:

    Oh yes, well done, Merle. Seems we can’t write the pain out, no matter how many posts we do.

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