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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. Dear School Shooters...And Everyone Else

    Letter To A School Shooter

    Dear school shooters and everyone else,

    Hurt people hurt people.
    That's what they say.

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  4. For Manchester

    Poem About Uniting Together Against Terrorism

    We can't but feel utter shock,
    and we're emotionally drained.
    Yet deep within our sadness,
    some unity is gained.

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  6. 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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  7. The Times We Live In

    At the minute, times are tough.
    The self-isolation can be rough.
    Day after day, night after night.
    The future unfolding is not so bright.

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  8. They Were

    • By Tammi James Kantola
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About The Victims Of Sandy Hook

    Dedicated to the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary

    They were the ones who made us smile
    And blessed our lives for a very short while.

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  10. What Will You Remember?

    • By Susan Vidd
    • Published: April 13, 2021
    Changes During The Pandemic

    What will you remember
    of the days we could not play?
    When things were very different
    from just the other day.

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  11. Alone Together

    • By Victoria Calleja
    • Published: May 29, 2020
    Hope In The Time Of Corona

    There are gaps and walls between us,
    Yet we're close because we care,
    And the distance is diminished,
    For there's one enemy we share.

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  12. Acorn

    • By Darren C. Mossman
    • Published: March 27, 2020
    Poem About Hope In A Time Of Pandemic

    The spring was a ghost, as winter wither'd away.
    The bird's song was vapid, the flowers awaited May.
    Alone we all sat, windows locked and shutter'd,
    afraid of our neighbours, our bread went unbutter'd.

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  13. One Day

    Giving Hope During COVID-19

    One day I will be back,
    And we'll be smiling face to face.
    The worries of the last few weeks
    Will be gone and all erased.

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