Tuesday, September 11, 2012
There was not a cloud in the sky. A beautiful day in any month of the year; for September, it was glorious. The sky began to darken at 8:46 AM when the first plane turned
into a matchstick
with a burning flame at its tip. One
At 9:03 AM the second jet slams into
inflicting a gash so severe, it would cause this second building to be the
first to fall. Two World Trade Center
The sky became a blur of smoke and papers. Correspondence and daily tasks never to be completed, streamed down like snow.
9:59 AM saw the first tower collapse. Less than one half hour later, the second would fall. The debris created a new atmosphere…dark and toxic.
It would be months before the smoke would disappear. It has been eleven years and for so many, the sky has never turned back to blue.
...in response to the Studio 30Plus Writing Prompt: Grey Skies