Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
jaylake

[personal] 9/11

I think maybe it's time to repost a poem I wrote at the time, about the hand-holding couple who jumped from the burning tower rather than face the flames. Though in truth, it was about them all.

Stepping off
Fire behind
Sky below
Holding hands
You fly like angels
Into history
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