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Contributor: Faye Sizemore || Poem Categories

Unredeemed country as flag
We remember September Eleven
fiery smoke rising to Heaven...
the murder of thousands of innocents
a touch that day of Satan's essence
Our grief is not quiet...
It wails in the streets
For all times this will be a sign
upon the broken New York skyline
Horror unspeakable we did record
�Vengeance is mine'... saith the Lord...
but this be the prayer that runs through the land...
�Lord, tip the cup to our lips... and let us drink,
for we need to feel the hilt of the sword in our hand
prepared for the time when good and evil meets'
No, our grief is not quiet... it wails in the streets...

By Faye Sizemore
Copyright 2003
Listed March 17, 2012

 

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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