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  1. The Twin Towers

    • By Julia A. Grist
    • Published: September 10, 2020
    The Tragedy Of 9/11

    The month was September and the day was quite nice,
    But this was to change on the shake of a dice.
    Two planes with hundreds of people on board
    Were about to crash, so they tried to get word

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  3. School Tragedy

    Violence In Schools

    Who could have foretold the horror
    At Sandy Hook that day
    When precious lives were taken?
    Their futures were stolen right away.

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  4. Fireball

    Poem About Wildfires

    The light shaded my home
    in the eeriest of yellow,
    as if sunset, forced too early,
    cried and bellowed.

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  6. When I Look At The American Flag

    • By Brandon Piazzola
    • Published: May 2008
    Pride In Living In America

    When I just even glance at the American Flag, I feel a surge of pride.
    The stripes and stars gleam in the morning as we put it up to rise outside.

    I think of the people long ago fighting for our rights.

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  7. Never Again

    Worldwide Social Injustice

    It's time to embrace every culture,
    One flock, one shepherd, one fold
    Whatever our race, hue or faith
    We're all made from the same mould.

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  8. Ballad Of Twin Towers

    • By Graham L. West
    • Published: September 2017
    Losing Husband On 9/11

    That morning we woke up,
    Like any other day.
    We brushed our teeth, I brushed my hair.
    Nothing new to say.

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  10. Tears

    Prayers For Ukraine

    Tears of anger,
    Fear, anguish,
    We pray for Ukraine.
    Tears of worry,

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  11. A Rest Well-Earned

    A Poem About Essential Workers

    Work hard, my weary body, please.
    There's lots that must be done.
    These strange old times I've never known
    Have only just begun.

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  12. Mother's Day 2020

    • By Cindy J. Nowak
    • Published: May 2020
    Teacher Thanking Mothers For Homeschooling During Pandemic

    You are so appreciated every day.
    Things have changed in so many ways.
    This will be a year we never forget,
    So blessed and glad that we met.

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  13. This Too Shall Pass

    • By Mariella Scerri
    • Published: April 2020
    Looking Forward To The End Of COVID-19

    I long for the day to leave my den,
    To roam the streets by night and day.
    To venture out without a fear,
    To embrace the ones that I hold dear.

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