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Second draft of a previously posted poem. Any feedback is great, just don't be unnecessarily rude. Please like and follow!

i will not forget what i do not remember

October 31, 2019


i wasn't born yet,
i wasn't even in the womb
when nearly 3,000 people
met their world trade center tomb.

i can never remember,
i can never look back
on the day in america
when all things looked black.

i can look at the pictures
i can look at the film,
but for some reason
my heart doesn't trill--

because I never saw this happen,
i don't hold this memory.
i've only been taught this
as an event in history.

but i will not forget--
though i will never remember--
what happened on
that day in september.

but i'll hold on to
my parents' painful memories
of those 3,000 men and women
who went up in flames, and down in history.


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  • Charisse Marison

    Wow. What a great way to pay respects to those who died in 9/11. This poem was very moving and very beautiful. i don't think anyone will ever forget that day :(

    9 months ago
  • Deleted User

    Wow. I don't have the words. It really speaks to me in a way. Heart-wrenching if you will. A beautiful sentiment @JakeFrommStateFarm. Truly exquisite.

    10 months ago
  • Starflower

    I like how you exchanged "bitter" for "painful". It sounds better now. Good job! :)

    10 months ago