"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, September 12, 2011

Magpie 82 9-11-2001

The Revenant by Andrew Wyeth

Alone as
Ashes fall silently on a city
That will prevail
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21 comments:

Berowne said...

Fine topical comment...

thingy said...

Indeed, it will. Very touching piece.

Brian Miller said...

yes they will...a sombre reminder...

Reflections said...

Nice! few words, yet such depth!

Jo Bryant said...

nice tribute

Reflections said...

Thought I posted on this, but don't see it... Truth lies in the strength of each and every individual.

Lyn said...

The city did prevail..you caught the spirit..lovely!

chiccoreal said...

Dear Kathe: Hauntingly good!

Jinksy said...

Very apt in view of the date...

Jackie Jordan said...

Well said in so few words ...

Stafford Ray said...

Oh yes!

Tumblewords: said...

Touching piece. Lovely!

Trellissimo said...

Relevant and poignant

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

I must agree this piece is very relevant...

like it!

JJRod'z

Lena said...

....and continues to do so!

Suz said...

wonderful

gautami tripathy said...

Loved it!
This is SO good!

an elusive world lurks

Helen said...

Prevail the operative word, Kathe!

ds said...

Perfect. Thank you.

The Gooseberry Garden said...

brilliant,

The Gooseberry Garden said...

Hohoho,

What charming poetry you have posted here.

Invite you to share 1 to 3 poems with us, anything could fit the theme of object,

Cheers.
Hope to see you in.

Happy Writing..
xoxox