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Monday, September 12, 2011

11 SEP 2011

by Bill Costley

September 11, 2011 by Carlos Latuff

Like chloroform-soaked sponges
gravestones silence questioning;
grief extends from year to year,
decade to decade,  necessarily.

The perpetrators are long dead.
but the exploiters remain alive
with ever-expanding strategy.
Nobody wants this to end.

Bill Costley has served on the Steering Committee of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of the National Writers Union. He lives in Santa Clara, CA. The latest volume ( Number Eleven)  of Costley's  New Verse News epic The Chen@id can be accessed by clicking here.