Sunday, March 11, 2007

I SURVIVED (Created by M. Renee')

BOOM!
Shake
Quiver
Shock
Emotions
Run.
Stairs
Stares
Stairs
Walk...run...RUN!
O - U - T
By the Marina...sit
Inhale (asthma)
sip (water)
Look up
FIRE!
Inhale
Noise
Closer......
OH NO!!
BOOM!!
Crash
Panic
R - U - N
Jumpers
Fainters
Arms
Legs
R - U - N
Uptown...North
City Hall
Duane...Church
Circles
Circles.....
6 to 53rd
Phonebooth
Line - 1 hour!
Memory? Number? Mom.....
Roommate...Sister...call
HELLO???
Where are you???
I'm OK
Call Mom - no memory
Call Mom - walking
coming home.....

3 of us
59Th Street
Diner - thirsty - bathroom
TV....smoke....NOTHING
BUILDINGS GONE
DAMN TERRORISTS!
I'm scared...very scared.
Queens Borough Bridge...A BRIDGE!
HELL NO!
PHOBIA
walking we go...walking we go
don't look left - don't look right
just go... straight
steady and straight
3 of us
WE MADE IT!!
one is home.

2 of us
ring....ring
a friend - crying
we cry I'm OK.
Have to go; want to go home
walking we go...walking we go
Buses crowded; cars full
Walking we go...walking we go
E & F Trains
UNDERGROUND???
Oh LORD.....lead me....
What to do?
Last stop
We hug, bless - split
1 strong
Bus crowed
I'm dirty...standing
Stares
People chatter....
Did ya here? Do you know?
I cry "I WAS THERE"
CONSOLED
My stop
walking I go....walking I go....
a car! My Cousin
Jumps out...crying
grabs me tight
"Are you alright"?
I COLLAPSE........

Home...Phone...
Mom...Dad
I'm OK
2 hours later
Mom...Dad...
I'm OK
Roommate - Sister - home
Crying
"I'm OK" - no tears
Phone...27 messages!
"I'm OK" No tears
Fifth of Bacardi
Pack of Newports
starring at TV.....
3 days later
still in shock
But
I'm OK.

Where were you on 9-11?
Part of me still there........
But
I'm OK.


2 comments:

Debra said...

That's cool. The page is nice and I wish you nothing but success with this.

M. Renee' said...

Thanks Sis! There's much more to come. Stay tuned.....

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