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While Watching Nine Eleven On The Television (Rhyming Sestina)

In horror I saw the scenes of nine eleven on the television.
"Why are those towering buildings burning, " asked the boy.
"Hijacked aeroplanes hit those buildings in a collision."
The puppy did with the small rolling kitten toy.
To me this was to Arabic involvement like an admission
and America would any such terrorism to the core destroy.

The puppy growled at the kitten as if he was he going to destroy
but ignoring the dog the kitten now sitting erect watched the television,
untouched and unnoticed lay the puppy's plastic chewing toy

and in stupid playfulness the puppy ran into the kitten in a collision,
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Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: life and death
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