The Darkest Day In America
Author: Christopher A. Ashley


The darkest day in America
Pearl Harbor was a base like any other
Sons said goodbye to their mothers
During the early morning twilight
Bombs destroyed the base turning day into night
That was the darkest day in America.

The darkest day in America
Oklahoma City in the morning was quiet
Until the loud boom! threw the town into a riot
People from all over screamed in fear
This is going to be a crazy year
That was the darkest day in America.

The darkest day in America
New York City is beautiful from a far
An act of terrorism would leave it with a scar
Planes crash, buildings crumble and people die
I look to the sky and ask the Lord why?why?why?
That was the darkest day in America


Comments on this poem/writing:

Meridian ( -- Monday, July 12 2004, 05:45 am


Christopher A. Ashley! Hey there! Your poem holds a lot of weight, with the five letter word, truth.... The bombings in Pearl Harbor, Oklahoma City, and N.Y.C Trade Centers, were one of those most darkest days America has ever seen.... Suffering the pain, after losing loved ones, firefighters, and the rest----it's just a hurtful feeling, when we see innocent people dying, who were just minding their own business... And yet, their lives got cut short.... It's very hurtful....

Factual poem! I hope ya continue to post Chris!
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