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Journeys of the Questress - WTC
Under Hallowed Ground
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Sept 19 - When Tomorrow Never Comes
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Rebirth and Resurrection
The Winter Garden Springs To Life
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Underpass to the Past
Rebuilding Ground Zero
Under Hallowed Ground
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I Submit a Design
Footprints in the Dust
My Memorial Design Submission
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May We Never Forget
That Which Surives
War Without End
4th Anniversary
Footprints in the Dust
Void
I Miss 9/11
Time Comes Between Us
A Thousand Cranes
Fear Factor
Love Letters On The Wall
Empty Chairs
Sitting on the Edge of Forever
Walking the Perimeter of Emptiness
A Counting of Days
For Friends Absent But Not Forgotten
Stigmata
The Memory Keeper's Promise
Unbreak My Heart
Standing On The Edge Of Forever
Both Sides Now
A Memory In Time
The Gravity of Loss
The Survivors Rise Up
Flowers Will Bloom
The Fire Within Us
The Sentinel
Stronger Than The Storm
Between the Candle and the Stars
Ghosts
A Journey Through Remembrance
Canticle of Remembrance
Beyond the Crucible of Chaos
Journey Through Remembrance project
What See We Now
Forever In Our Hearts
Keeping the Flame Alive
The Rebuilding of Ground Zero continues
Does Anyone Care Anymore?
Where Is Our Story Teller of Pain
At Memory's Edge
Dust Thou Art and to Dust Thou Shalt Return
7x7x70
Heroes Never Die
The Flame Inside Our Hearts
The Year of the Heroes of 9/11

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The NYC subway is once again running under the WTC. The stations nearby on Cortland Street have been repaired. So what does it feel like to actually travel under hallowed ground?
Under Hallowed Ground
4/9/03
 
Time has come between us
Another season changes
Clocks are moved ahead
A war has started.
 
So much to fill my mind
The days are full of plans
You no longer invade my dreams
You're neatly packed away.
 
Our troops enter Baghdad
As the E train opens its doors
Destination WTC says the sign
We arrive to a platform of boarded walls.
 
The eye mosaics follow me
Topside as I walk to my bank
It's all become so normal
The N/R underpass takes me back.
 
There now are a hundred white tiles
Where once the mall's entry existed
Where once a thousand passed
Now they are but ghosts.
 
US troops bombed Iraq cities
As I entered the 9 train
The magic carpet of steel
Rushing me through the bedrock.
 
Now under Ground Zero
A light is streaming
From a station abandoned
Silent spirits on a dead platform.
 
Under this hallowed ground
I feel voices crying
Pleading for peace
Please, please or else we died in vain.
                          c 2002 Leona M Seufert