"World Trade Center Poem" - Aleja Bennett

Beneath the smoke inhaling the flames

people are dying with unknown names

 

Disaster was the final master

running, crying, jumping out of windows

no time for laughter

 

Oh America, Great America

Will this bring us together?

 

Surprising innocence of death

Not even being expected yet

One tragic incident never to forget

The pain, the mess, Can we handle it?

 

Love is being wasted

Taken place by hatred

 

Giving is apart no more

Is Devastation what we're living for?

 

More Crime!!   More Crime!!

Stricken by the clock of time

 

How many more lives must die?

leaving parentless children to cry

Oh my father in heaven I ask Oh Why?

Do we live in a world of the fiery eye

 

Wickedness, Wickedness

has brought on emptiness

 

Terror, Terror

has become a dangerous warrior

By a sick twisted individual slayer

 

Can we now as a people awake?

For the W.T.C.'s loud quake.