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September 11 (See New Revision) - Poem by William F Dougherty

I slouch into my class, bowed by the brute,
apocalyptic shock. No student's eyes
forsake the glowing screen; the sound is mute.
Their center, Yeats's vatic lines forewarn, flies
apart, a deluge soundless as white soot,
tsunami boiling dust from toppled skies,
benumbs the class, makes exegesis moot,
and seizes the innocent with stifled sighs.

The students stir, but no one leaves or speaks
so I'm not forced to feign I understand
'indignant desert birds' until next week's
remarks on beasts that stalk the troubled sand.
I chew my lip and mumble class dismissed;
follow them out, my pockets crammed with fist.



[Allusions are to 'The Second Coming' by W. B. Yeats.]


Comments about September 11 (See New Revision) by William F Dougherty

  • Rookie William F Dougherty (5/19/2012 5:38:00 PM)

    Aside to Robert Howard:
    Add this to poignancy: almost one-third of students at the University of Hartford came from the New York-
    New Jersey area; the only exchange occurred in the hall before class: a young man reported that Sarah
    ____ 's mother perished in Tower I, and asked permission to keep his cell-phone on because his uncle was
    missing. The soundless replay was mesmerizing, ineradicable. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 346 Points Robert Howard (5/16/2012 9:31:00 AM)

    I also taught class on that September 12th. I drove to work like a zombie. I expected the parking lot to be a desert but had to circle for a quarter hour to find a place. The choir was rehearsing a piece called For Our Country. The text was written by a Methodist minister who was an outspoken war protester in Japan during WWII. I asked the group to sing the piece for themselves and they did with every dropp of blood that flowed through their collective heart! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Francis X. Burns (4/17/2012 4:55:00 PM)

    A version of this sonnet about 9/11 appeared on the first page of the International Who's Who In Poetry a couple of years ago. (Report) Reply

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Poems About September

  1. 51. September 11 (See New Revision) , William F Dougherty
  2. 52. In September... , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  3. 53. September: A Month To Remember , Alon Calinao Dy
  4. 54. The Soft September Sunlight Shone , ANDREW BLAKEMORE
  5. 55. Photograph From September 11 , Wislawa Szymborska
  6. 56. September Comes , Daniel Brick
  7. 57. September Showers (Alliteration Poem) , Marieta Maglas
  8. 58. Come September And Sweet Heart , Akhtar Jawad
  9. 59. A Beautiful Night In September , Francis Duggan
  10. 60. ' [ Early September ] ' , Ency Bearis
  11. 61. September, The Cruellest Of Months , indira babbellapati
  12. 62. September , Steven Silent Wolf
  13. 63. ! Song Of September! , Rema Prasanaa
  14. 64. September Song , David Harris
  15. 65. September, 1903 , Constantine P. Cavafy
  16. 66. On This September 21 , M.D Dinesh Nair
  17. 67. In September , Edward Dowden
  18. 68. Silent September , Poetheart Morgan
  19. 69. At Brunswick Heads, New South Wales, Sep.. , Peter Bakowski
  20. 70. (...............11sept2) September 1.. , Max Reif
  21. 71. September Rain , ANDREW BLAKEMORE
  22. 72. September The 5th , Jean Ann Owens
  23. 73. September Musings , Gillena Cox
  24. 74. September Sky , James Grengs
  25. 75. 911 (September 11th) , Leslie Alexis
  26. 76. September 11th , Micah Bell
  27. 77. Ode For September , Robert Laurence Binyon
  28. 78. September , Aldous Huxley
  29. 79. September Song , Laurence James Duggan
  30. 80. September , Viggo Stuckenberg
  31. 81. September Love , april braley
  32. 82. Look Forward To September , Richard R. Navarro
  33. 83. September Glory , Joyce Hemsley
  34. 84. Falling In Love In September , Peter S. Quinn
  35. 85. September Day , Fay Slimm
  36. 86. September , Aldo Kraas
  37. 87. September 11,2001 , Joseph James Breunig 3rd
  38. 88. 19th September , Edward Kofi Louis
  39. 89. September 11,2001 , Gordon Jackson
  40. 90. Come September , Daniel Thomas Moran
  41. 91. Remember, Remember The Eleventh Of Septe.. , Ronberge (anno tercio)
  42. 92. Two Weeks Into September , Francis Duggan
  43. 93. A September Day , Francis Duggan
  44. 94. Boston Bombing & September 11th! , Tom Zart
  45. 95. An Elegy Of September 11 , Walterrean Salley
  46. 96. My September Musings , M.D Dinesh Nair
  47. 97. Elegy For September 10 , John Sarvay
  48. 98. Ode To September , David Whalen
  49. 99. A Fun Of September! , Ramesh T A
  50. 100. Our Lady Of Sorrows (Feast Day: Septembe.. , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
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