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paladin
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0 posted 09-15-2001 02:21 PM       View Profile for paladin   Email paladin   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for paladin

On the scene surrounded by
rubble and digging men
sits a big yellow crane
that never seems to stop
Massive jaws dip to lift
another load again and again
But oh so gently swinging
and letting it drop
Like a mother cat carrying
her kittens to bed
It will not stop till all
hope has past away
It's not just the dust and
smoke that makes their eyes red
Yes they are in tears
they cry,they dig,they pray

paladin

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1 posted 09-15-2001 02:25 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

They work around the clock and some say they will not stop until they know that there is no one left to bring out..dead or alive.. they are worthy of our respect and admiration. You did them proud!
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2 posted 09-15-2001 02:29 PM       View Profile for Charisma   Email Charisma   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Charisma's Home Page   View IP for Charisma

They do really a great job, my deep respect for these men.

Charisma
~TMP~

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i am impressed by the US's fighting spirit..

my salutes to the rescuers and my sincere wishes for them to be successful
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4 posted 09-15-2001 05:31 PM       View Profile for JamesMichael   Email JamesMichael   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for JamesMichael

You have touched me with your words Paladin as the rescuers have touched me with there determination and dedication...James
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Well said Paladin!
AMERICA CONTINUE TO STAND PROUD!
GOD BLESS!
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paladin...I join you in the admiration and respect for these people..you have caught their spirit well
alan
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I second the thought here, what truly brave men and women.
Sandra
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Paladin, I applaud these men and women, who do a wonderful job without looking for reward. Thanks for reminding us of the care they take, along with the risks.

Dee

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Paladin~
This is just superb imagery ...
it word-draws the scene vividly~

'On the scene surrounded by
rubble and digging men
sits a big yellow crane
that never seems to stop
Massive jaws dip to lift
another load again and again
But oh so gently swinging
and letting it drop
Like a mother cat carrying
her kittens to bed'


Your simile is perfectly done !
Thank you for the thoughtful compassion shown in this piece~
~*Marge*~

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nice job...
Yours and all of America's emotions are well portrayed here. This pain will fade but it will never go away.
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11 posted 09-16-2001 01:05 AM       View Profile for Mysteria   Email Mysteria   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mysteria

You spoke my heart, this was really appreciated.

~*Be Kind To Your Fellow Man, Lend Him A Helping Hand, Put A Little Love In Your Heart*~

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Well said.  How weary they must be of digging and finding only rubble.  What brave men and women to keep on with such determination.  Joyce
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I almost feel guilty...it's too easy to sit here reading and writing, while knowing the sacrifice those rescue workers are making. I cannot imagine the aura of emotional trauma at 'ground zero', the euphemism I am accustomed to hearing when describing earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes. But this ground zero took a toll far worse than our worst natural disaster. Your words  painted a gruesome but real scene.
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14 posted 09-17-2001 12:27 AM       View Profile for kaile   Email kaile   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for kaile

thinking of the resuers
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To the top...James
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16 posted 09-19-2001 11:18 PM       View Profile for Trillium   Email Trillium   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Trillium

A fine poem and tribute to all those brave and dedicated rescue teams. Thanks.

Betty Lou Hebert

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