News

Carolyn Dole: Silent Skies

 

Silent Skies

September eleventh airports closed

heavy rumblings of loaded aircraft

stopped passing overhead

a few from foreign ports

interrupted the welcome silence

of preflight quiet

ears and nerves resting.

A time to remember back before

man took to the skies when

only billowy clouds swept through the heavens

wafted by Eternal unseen forces

eagles and hawks soared on the thermals

silently commanding that sacred space.

Only a catastrophe could

stop civilization

plunging into the future

faster and faster

to feel fear, anger, anguish and sorrow

to reflect, be thoughtful and

turn to the Source.

csd

10-28-01

Carolyn S. Dole

Greer Road

Palo Alto

Return to Sept. 11 remembered

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,268 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,458 views

Can we ever improve our schools?
By Diana Diamond | 8 comments | 1,331 views