9/11 terrorism (Remove filter)

A Whole New Perspective

An inner-city secondary school in Peterborough; the end of an early Autumn term day. It’s been bright and sunny, which makes you lazily regret the loss of freedoms you had only a matter of days before. Everyone has told, re-told, and swapped the stories about how they spent their summer holidays. Timetable anomalies and rooming glitches are mostly ironed out. Students and staff have started along ...

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9/11 terrorism




In hushed and reverent tones

we watched the daylight fade

until it winked out

in a final spark of twilight.

Heads bowed

we felt them slip away

all their bright energy

dissipating in the growing gloom.


Tears then

corroding and eating

at our souls

until there were

no more

saline teeth

chewing at

our memories.



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who could have known it?

terrorists taking no stock

would trade in futures


who could have known it?

those towers were autumns bridge

tears coming to fall





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