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9/11 Tribute - God Bless America

  1. Lady_E profile image82
    Lady_Eposted 7 years ago

    For those we lost in 9/11,
    For those whose Angels are now in heaven,
    My heart goes out to you at this time,
    As if you were a close friend of mine.

    May the peace of God rule your heart,
    Remember in spirit you are not apart,
    Continue keeping their memory alive,
    and living will not be a strife.

    May we never see such a day again,
    May we never go through so much pain,
    May we all learn to live together in love,
    Be it Allah or God we serve above.

    So my friend, wipe away that tear,
    Think of the good memories and share,
    Even though they are in heaven above,
    They look down on you everyday with much love.

    by Elena - Sept 2009


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    ryankettposted 7 years ago

    Is that your poem Lady_E?

    What a lovely thread, and may those that lost their lives rest in peace.

    1. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks. It is Ryan.
      Wrote it 2 weeks ago and finished it yesterday. smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful!

  4. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Hard to believe it is 8 years already. Our world certainly has changed since then.

    People from over 90 countries will grieve for their lost friends and family tomorrow.

  5. rebekahELLE profile image92
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    beautiful poem and thoughts, thank you for starting this thread~~~

    here is my tribute~

    memories are our mirror as we together
    remember how life is but a fleeting moment
    in the eternity that is promised us
    as the heavens wrap their loving arms around you.

    love and peace to each family~~

  6. lrohner profile image85
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Hey all, this one hits a little too close to home for me. I knew a bunch of folks that died that day, and actually was headed into the City for a meeting when it happened.

    Not sure when the wounds will heal, but they certainly haven't quite yet.

    1. Daniel Carter profile image90
      Daniel Carterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sending big hugs to you, friend.

      It was an awful day for me twice. It's also the day my divorce was final.

      And oddly, the day after (this Saturday the 12th) my only daughter gets married.

      I suppose we do rise from the ashes, but it's so individually different for all of us.

      Sending kind thoughts and hugs to anyone who suffered personal loss that horrible, horrible day.

      BTW, lovely poem Lady_E.

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      Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      *HUGS* *HUGS* *HUGS* *HUGS*

    3. Valerie F profile image61
      Valerie Fposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It's stuff like this that reminds me of why I want to enlist.

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    Lovely post, Lady_E.  Thanks for doing that...  It's been heavily on my mind..  Sorry, Irohner about your friends...  sad

  8. BJC profile image67
    BJCposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for this reminder!  My nephew's wife has her birthday tomorrow and she has never enjoyed her birthday since 9/11.

    Well written.

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    Useful Knowledgeposted 7 years ago

    Your poem was very beautiful. We should all take time to remember those who lost thier lives on that dreadful day.

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    Useful Knowledgeposted 7 years ago

    Your poem was very beautiful. We should all take time to remember those who lost thier lives on that dreadful day.

  11. AEvans profile image74
    AEvansposted 7 years ago


    I also wrote a hub about it and posted it today your poem is a wonderful tribute. smile

  12. Bibowen profile image90
    Bibowenposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for your poem and for remembering....

  13. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Beautiful sentiments expressed in your poem, Lady_E.

    The people lost that day are remembered today, and will always be remembered, even by those of us who did not personally know any of the victims.  (My little niece's friend lost her father that day.  One other man from our town was lost as well.)

    As a way of trying to contribute to this tribute thread, I thought the following video seemed appropriate:    (It does NOT contain images from September 11, 2001.)



  14. manlypoetryman profile image71
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    On 9-11-2009...We will always remember those of you!

  15. lrohner profile image85
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Thanks Lady E for the wonderful poem. And thanks friends for all of your thoughts. I'm going to take a quick ride into the City today back to Ground Zero as I do every year. Will say a prayer from all of us.

  16. Ronaldos profile image81
    Ronaldosposted 7 years ago

    Great work Lady E !

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    CabinGirlposted 7 years ago

    Great Poem Lady E, my thoughts go out to New Yorkers today !

  18. gandalfthegrey profile image60
    gandalfthegreyposted 7 years ago

    God bless you, and all that lost their lives and loved ones on that horrible day.