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by hippo
Rated: ASR · Poetry · Emotional · #575305
My tribute to the victims of 9-11
September 11th 2001

Although I never knew the folk
Who perished on that day,
I felt that I was there with them
Every step of the way.

I felt the pain they suffered
Their panic and their fear.
There was no time to say goodbye
To those they held so dear.

I cried with disbelief
As the towers began to fall
I heard their voices pleading,
I heard the Lord's voice call.

He opened up His arms,
He opened Heaven's door
He held them all
In warm embrace,
What ever their creed
Whatever their race.
Those innocent Souls
In their acts of heroism
For no other reason
Than that of terrorism.

Three thousand miles across the sea,
Three thousand miles away from me

But since the day three thousand died
America and England have stood side by side.
Whosoever brings hurt to either nation
Beware the formidible combination.
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