Friday, September 11, 2009

9/11


Never Forgive, Never Forget

Eight years ago, cowardly terrorists killed over 3000 Americans. I fear Americans are forgetting already. I myself have become used to the sight of young American men and women in our country's uniforms, transiting the airport enroute to dangerous places to man the ramparts. I will not again, let the sight of these representatives of America's best, fail to remind me as to why they are moving through the airport.

I hope our country continues the fight in spite of the enemies within our own borders, or we shall see such sights as the one above more often.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

God Bless those who left us on this day.

bobskoot said...

Charlie6:

I still feel saddened by the thought of being trapped in that building. The events of 9-11 have affected us all

bob
bobskoot: wet coast scootin

Jack Riepe said...

Dear Chartlie6 (Dom):

I grew up with a mile of the World Trade Center, and watched it bewing build from my high school classroom window. Leslie and I brought relatives of hers to the observatory, one month to the day before this horrible attack.

We returned to the site a couple of months after the attack. I cannot begin to describe to you the crushing sadness I felt, looking at the ruins, and at the dozens of refridgerator truck/trailers sitting on lower Manhattan streets waiting to receive fragmented human cargo.

It is only recently that I can think about that day without succumbing to irrational feelings of revenge. Regretably, this incident is far from over. The human roaches that made that day a reality are certain to surface again... And when they do, I hope we get them all this time.

Fondest regards,
Jack • Reep • Toad
Twisted Roads