Del “Abe” Jones

FOR THE KIDS: READING NAMES ON 9/11

The children of our future
Read the names of those passed
A tear was shed for every one
From the first to the last.

“Daddy, we miss and love you.”
“Mom, you’re in my heart and prayers.”
“My Brother, you’re my hero.”
And, “We miss you”, from sisters.

Godfathers and Godmothers
Aunts, Uncles and all Kin
Were all named and honored
With loving feelings from within.

Some names were hard to say
But, the Kids did quite well
Loved ones knew, who they were
That was, easy, to tell.

They stood there before us
And got through it with few tears
With a presence and maturity
Far, beyond their years.

They did us proud, showed the world
The meaning, of “true grit”
And let all know, freedoms’ torch
Will forever, remain, lit.