Tag: Sept 11

Closer to God

Share your tears and sorrow And dreams within your heart Is God’s love near or distant In things you are apart? Loss can bring you closer Or make you turn away From those who always love you From birth to dying day Apart you...

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Engine Number…

An empty hook and ladder Crushed amidst debris A symbol of the horror As yet no one could see The risk that comes with rescue Here magnified times ten An event like no other An end to what has been A way of life now altered And...

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Just So You Know

I did my job And you’d be proud I kept my head Within the crowd When others ran I moved ahead To help the injured And to find the dead Through smoke and fire We climbed some more Unaware Of what’s in store We saved...

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Poetry Books

inspirational poems by Robert Longley

Poem Prints