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i think your poems are very good.

*** Posted by zachariah on 2004-03-30 ***
 

i am 15 and i felt more than anyone could ever know about that day, and the people was not even my family.

*** Posted by Samantha on 2004-03-29 ***
 

9-11 was a terrible thing for the U.S.  It is still and always will be remembered by everyone.  That day will go down into history and we will see it in our history books.  I give the firefighters so much respect and honor for doing what they did.  They showed bravery and honor for their country.

*** Posted by Sarah on 2004-03-26 ***
 

These peoms give back alot of memories to the teariable day of 9/11. But it is good still to know what has happend on that day. For my dad is in the military and I have seen the soldiers go off to war and it is the sadest thing ever. I just want to say that the people that have wrote these poems really did a good job.

*** Posted by Morgan on 2004-03-26 ***
 

THE BRIGADE

They came in force
Moving as if one
Those sirens wailing
And work to be done
I looked around
Only to find no one else could see
This mirage of heroes
No one gave a glance but me
And I stopped in my tracks
Transfixed at the sight
As if in a dream
Under the glare of sun, not the cover of night
And I saw in the distance
A ghostly building aflame
I found myself following
Not even knowing from whence they came
This mirage of determined heroes
Still answering the call
As I moved in yet closer
That fire and smoke now formed a wall
But they were not deterred
For they had a job to do
And they worked quickly and efficiently
As I watched it seemed they flew
And soon I heard the sirens again
A sound unlike any other
And screaming invisible down the street
One phantom truck after another
And I had to go down to one knee
For I could not believe my eyes
Shadowy, but yet still there
How could they all be lies
They seemed to move in unison
Like a familiar well-oiled machine
Each knowing what the others were doing
As smooth as any team
And this mirage of unknown heroes
They fought those flames into the ground
And when their battle was over
Not a spark or flare to be found
They came down from their ladders
They rolled up every hose
They removed their helmets and took a breath
With satisfaction only a firefighter knows
One more battle fought and won
And they might rest for now
But this phantom brigade of heroes would return again
On a moments notice, no matter what the hour
As they climbed aboard their trucks
And still no one stopped to stare
I wondered if this was my dream alone
Or if maybe it was theirs
This phantom brigade of heroes
Now disappearing from my sight
Riding back to their invisible firehouse
Having once again set things right
This phantom mirage of heroes
Now slipping away as shadow hides from sunlight

*** Posted by Cade Duel Gullickson on 2004-03-24 ***
 

My brother is overseas fighting for our freedom. To all of the families who have lost a love one my heart and prayers are with all of you. There is never a day that does not pass that I havent though't about what your loved one has done for me. God Bless.

*** Posted by RHONDA on 2004-03-24 ***
 

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