Saturday, 11 September 2021

TODAYS MEMORIES:

TODAY'S MEMORIES:

As everyone may be aware

Today is the 11th of September.

A day in the calendar,

That the world  will always remember,

 

The awful attack in New York

Twnety years ago,

Still brings tears to one's eyes,

As the years do go.

 

I visited "Ground Zero"

Whilst in New York City.

Have lost the photo I declare,

To me such a pity.

 

I felt very humbled,

That day at the "Ground Zero" site.

To share the sorrow of the folk,

In darkness and in light.

 

I also have a 9/11 of my own,

To you I will relate.

You see three years previously,

I lost my husband I can state.

(pic above)

 

Back in 1998  on 11th. September

He lost his battle for life.

So today I will remember him

With happiness .... not tears and strife.

 

I will recall the happy years,

That we spent together.

Coming out on top,

Through the occasional stormy weather.

 

I will be also thinking of you all,

As this day proceeds.

A day and date one cannot forget.

Wherever your life my lead.

 

Yvonne Lewis:09/11/2021

 

 

 

10 comments:

  1. So very sorry, Yvonne.
    And how things have changed in twenty years. The president led prayer on the Capital steps that day. Sadly, that would never happen now...

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    1. Thank you Alex, Yes things have certainly changed, Will be thinking of you all.

      Yvonne.

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  2. Indeed, such a memorable day. Glad you can think of all the good years with your husband - he sounds like quite a dear man as you've written about him quite a bit.
    and 9/11/2001 is a shocking memory for me as I put in my post today. It has changed our lives forever.
    Take care on this day and the rest of the weekend.

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    1. Yes Joanne it must have been so shocking for you, have just read your post.
      Take care, will be thinking about you.
      Yvonne.

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  3. What a lovely tribute to those lost on 9/11, including your husband.
    Take special care.

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  4. A doubly sad day for you, Yvonne. I hope you found joy in memories of your husband. I received my booster shot for covid early on the 11th, so I spent the day wiped out on the couch. I watched a lot about 9/11 on tv. It will always horrify me. My vaccination was fine this time ~ Only a very sore arm and some fatigue. Much better than my first two shots. I hope you have a great week. Hugs to you, my friend!

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    1. Hi Louise, thanks for coming by, Pleased your Booster vaccine went well, I think it will be around December when I get mine.
      May you and hubby remian well and take care.
      Yvonne.

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  5. The day 9/11 is forever etched in our mind more so to you Yvonne. Sorry that it is a sad day for you. Very brave of you to face it with positive thoughts. When Hank was in NYC Hank got discount tickets for same-day Broadway Performance at the WTC. BTW the view from the top was fantastic!

    Hank

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    1. Yes Hank a most traumatic day , That was good for you to see that Broadway show. Myself have many memories of times I've visited the US.
      Yvonne.

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