The wetness of their tears


Maybe the rain today

is really the tears of those who died


Maybe the rain today

is  the tears of those who lost someone


Maybe the rain today

are tears shed years later


Not all day

But long enough

Each of us is effected by the rain


It is wet and cold

Enough to wake us up


From ourselves and remember

Those who gave their lives

Those who fought for others


The rain continues to pour down

It creeps into the cracks


The ones we don’t expect.

The rain, a reflection of tears.


Today, 9/11

We wait for the sun

the sun to pull away the clouds

To dry the tears, put away the wetness


I remember,

So I don’t push away the rain


I welcome the tears, the coolness

Because it isn’t something I can just brush off.


Tomorrow will happen soon

But right now, my heart yearns to give comfort


9/11 families, victims, bystanders.


Prayers to you all…. I won’t forget…..I promise


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