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100 Words Replay 17

It’s unnerving, to say the least, to remember a place you did visit, that’s no longer there. The disturbing thought that what was once real and solid and tangible has disappeared – that though your own feet stood on that floor and your own eyes marveled at the amazing panorama beyond those windows and you snapped photo after photo of the city of your dreams, the once defined space you briefly occupied is… gone – is unbelievable. The heartbreaking question as to why is unanswerable. The notion that had it been another time, you might have been there when, is unimaginable.

100 Words, 05/09/2008


Four weeks today and I’m on my way to BlogHer ’12 in New York City… which made me think of these 100 words.

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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  • Tweetsmom July 5, 2012

    I kind of know how that is. My parent’s house is no longer there anymore and I feel an ache every time I go past where it used to be. It seems so odd that it is no longer there.  

  • BeckyCochrane July 7, 2012

    What happened?!?

    • DawnStorey July 7, 2012

      These were just some of the thoughts I had a few years ago when I was looking through the photos I took from the top of the World Trade Center.

      • BeckyCochrane July 8, 2012

        Well, now I definitely know what happened. =(


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