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September 20, 2009
A sky of collision
Filled with smoke colored black.
No one has the chance
To stop and look back.
Countless people are crying
Panicked; in haste.
Screams can be heard
Amongst all the waste.
Buildings and bodies
Tinged by the tears.
A fraction of a second
Confirmed the world's fears.
The sirens are sounding
And time, standing still.
It seems as though God
And the devil made a deal.
But who will be charged-
No one has decided.
The towers have fallen
Once worlds have collided.

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DanteDrakien said...
Jun. 29, 2015 at 1:27 am
This is a poem worthy of it's title.
KyleG This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 11:30 pm
Hey, I thought I'd read another of your poems. This is pretty awesome. When I reached the final line I wondered why you used "once." I realize you wanted the colliding of worlds to be the cause, but grammatically "once" has to be used with "had" rather than the present tense "have." I'm sure you considered using "And." I was thinking it changes the cause-effect relationship around in a way you probably don't want, but it would fix the grammar problem and make the ending possibly more heavy-hitti... (more »)
nuts4duff said...
Oct. 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm
this is really good, i like the style
Nighthawk 21 said...
Oct. 6, 2009 at 10:22 am
Wow you are amazing and deep
dylonmichael said...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm
I like it alot, keep up the good work and is it about 911
withoutamuse This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 3:33 pm
Yes, it's about 9/11.
It's just a poem I found I had written afterwards so I decided to send it in.
dylonmichael replied...
Oct. 6, 2009 at 2:22 pm
its been 7 years or 6 i keep forgetting im a horrible person but i still cant believe its been that many years. the war may never come to an end it may be fighting when our great grand child are having kids lets hope thats not true i wish they would pull out i hate loosing friends to the army
Duckie430 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 12:25 pm
i like this alot. i'm not exactly sure what it is supposed to be about, but i like it.
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