“Community center next to ground zero challenges first amendment rights” (Jack Galmitz)

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end of summer—
reading the names of the dead
at Ground Zero

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Headlines:

“Community center next to ground zero challenges first amendment rights” (The Pirates’ Log)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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  1. Laurence Stacey

    This is a lovely and powerful poem Jack! I like how “Ground Zero” implies both the physical location and the idea that in the midst of our politics the real tragedies and lessons are pushed further down. Excellent work!

  2. Jack Galmitz

    Thank you, Laurence. I appreciate your astute reading.

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