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Autumn Memories
September in New York
country as flag
Remembering September 11, 2011Sumac red
Gentian violet
Yellow goldenrod
Bronze oaks
Scarlet maples
The hues of Autumn
painted in memory...
painted with love
and then... another memory
Silver... silver of planes
shining in the golden sun
Clouds of dark smoke... red fire
Two towers falling... falling down...
Grey and black...
choking... billowing haze
So many feet running in terror
and tears... tears... so many tears...
By Faye Sizemore
Copyright 2004
Listed July 28, 2011
 

About Author... Faye Sizemore makes her home in the beautiful foothills of South Carolina with Grant, the love of her life, as well as three dogs, two cats, two parakeets and four nanny goats. Grant is a Vietnam Veteran having served with the US Marines in 1968-69 and is, of course, Faye's muse. Faye is deeply interested in Veterans' Affairs and Veterans' Causes. She is very proud of Grant and her poetry is an off-shoot of that pride.

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