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Midnitesun
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25 posted 02-24-2003 02:34 AM       View Profile for Midnitesun   Email Midnitesun   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Midnitesun

Well done, Ed. The visual presentation hit me as representing an unstable structure, one whose collapse is imminent.
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A silent empty sky indeed.. This is very good, Ed..
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27 posted 02-24-2003 09:09 AM       View Profile for Ratleader   Email Ratleader   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Ratleader's Home Page   View IP for Ratleader

Yes! Yea, Midnight! That's just what I was trying to do with the poem's physical structure, and also trying to keep the reader off-balance with the twisted punctuation.

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28 posted 02-25-2003 08:42 AM       View Profile for wranx   Email wranx   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for wranx

Well, I'd make up a word for this too, but alas, the squirrel dude already took it.

Sheesh!

Ed
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I like this one and it is very timely
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30 posted 02-25-2003 11:53 PM       View Profile for Lighthousebob   Email Lighthousebob   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Lighthousebob's Home Page   View IP for Lighthousebob

I first was drawn by the title of your poem, then by the structure of your poem which I thought resembled a falling tower (good job), and then I was impressed by the content which, for me, captured very well the shock and the so many unanswered questions endured after the media images first began to appear on the internet and on the television and still remain unanswered today. Your poem gets a vote from me because I think it's a very nice gesture and poem that you've made here to have represent our book in remembrance of this most tragic event in our recent history.

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31 posted 02-26-2003 12:10 AM       View Profile for Ratleader   Email Ratleader   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Ratleader's Home Page   View IP for Ratleader

Bob, that's absolutely touching -- and exactly what I was hoping to accomplish by writing it. Bless you for this comment, which pretty much makes my day.

Ed

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Ed...Powerful words full of emotion. Enjoyed...Paul

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Visual and powerful. Gets my vote. We need these reminders in case complacency rears its head again = Lest We Forget.
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Much feeling here.  Joyce
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hugssss you.....feeling this....
Lauren~

Here I am
Running after dreams ~
I made it through another lonely night
Thinking of you
I know I should be strong
I just can’t say ~goodbye~(LR)

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37 posted 03-17-2003 05:29 AM       View Profile for Dark Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dark Angel

I understand you screamed it Ed.

from a silent, empty sky
A great ending.

Count my vote.

Maree

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IMPACT!!! You batted the ball outta the park!

Warm hugs,
EA
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39 posted 05-08-2003 11:47 PM       View Profile for ljossberir   Email ljossberir   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for ljossberir

wow ratleader, this is great. I dont ever have to watch those TV recaps with the lame anchormen ever again, ill just read this poem - you took me there.
Beautiful.
-matt
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very thoughtful of you, enjoyed the read

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Welcome to the book, Ed!!
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