September 11, 2001

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
January/February 2002

By Rachel Weary

today is my birthday
i am eight years old

colored tissue and balloons

then

in one bright blinding moment
life changes forever

a thousand dreams float from the sky
and scatter jigsaw over New York City

September 11, 2001 Rachel Weary

Rachel Weary, 8
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

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