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dust by Rick Brockman
 

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  • my blood runs cold as
    PATH train doors open
    onto new WTC station
    of white marble walls
    soldiers standing guard
    in army camouflage
    their eyes glazed over
    their weapons slung
    over their shoulders
    and out of nowhere
    a PATH worker with
    a wet rag in her hand
    her eyes squinting
    cleaning specks of dust
    taking me back to day
    when towers fell
    dust to dust to...
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