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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 10:33 pm

9/11 poem

sunday morning driving south on
fifth I was stopped on capitol by
a cavalcade of 1000? 2000? 3000?
motorcyclists streaming past two three
four abreast some with flags big and
small most multi-passengered, sidecars
crammed they started from where?
going where? I turned off my engine
settled back watched thought of the
anniversary thought of my personal
anniversary my daughter not in the car
seeing this gone almost a year now
I waited listened to a bach chaconne

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