Thursday, September 11, 2008

100 Words - 27

When I woke up to my father-in-law's phone call, which gave me no preparation other than, "turn on the TV," the pictures I saw seemed to be a trailer for the next disaster blockbuster, and in my drowsy haze, I wondered why he woke me up to show me an advertisement to a movie. I saw those buildings, burning not unlike two upright, lit cigarettes, and I thought, "Yeah. I'll have to catch that one when it comes out." And even after that split second of innocence had vanished, I still couldn't believe my eyes…

--from So Blessed I Could Scream

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