abba's way, politics, theology

Six-word Memoirs about Boston Marathon Bombings


Sent to me by my friend  Henry who lives near Boston. He writes: “This is from a poetry course I’m taking with high school sophomores.”

Six-word Memoirs about Boston Marathon Bombings
CCHS Intergenerational Poetry Group – April 26, 2013

Marathon was a nightmare never dreamed. (Caroline B.)

Two men – few killed, hundreds injured. (Caroline B.)

Boston never the same – so strong. (Caroline B.)

I’m shocked (4 more times). (Bea S.)

What’s to say? Words not enough. (Bea S.)

My brother called, from San Diego. (Bea S.)

Winners and losers happened in Boston. (Joan S.)

Bomb blast, leg lost, dance again! (Ellen H.)

Beautiful day: goes up in smoke. (Bee L.)

Another good reason to avoid running. (Bee L.)

Watertown and Afghanistan: places under fire. (Bee L.)

One day, two bombs, four lives. (Carter M.)

Cherish every moment that you live. (Carter M.)

I am alive seeking unconditional love. (Tom D.)

Must smile – too lazy to frown. (Tom D.)

Bombs go off, lives changed forever. (Lillian D.)

Livers were changed – Boston grew stronger. (Julie A.)

A docked boat can’t sail away. (Becca W. )

Where were you when tragedy struck? (Becca W.)

Weaker a moment, stronger a lifetime. (Becca W.)

One mistake causes a big effect. (Andrew K.)

Horrific event on a great day. (Andrew K.)

It is done, no going back. (Andrew K.)

My first time, now my last. (Timmeh B.)

Three people gone, two criminals captured. (Timmeh B.)

 

Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s