Thursday, September 11, 2008

100 Words - 24

September 11 Airplanes

Jet Planes became weapons,
silver bullets hurled by hate
at abstractions of greed,
shattered real lives,
orphaned real children
widowed real wives.

Victoria Sullivan Hendricks - 9-11-2007

--from One Step Removed

4 comments:

Piccinigirl said...

so powerful.

Lori said...

What perfect words.

Lynne said...

Profound six lines that pinpoint the devastating event. Very powerful.

Mary said...

Your poem is powerful and poignant,has so many emotions in so few words. Stunning!