From 9/11/01 to the present seems like an eternal gap; then again it was just yesterday. How to say anything about it has been part of my dilemma; yet to fix it in a ceremony of speech, is a necessity. Something at the heart of our national psyche seeks recognition and remembrance. Forgetting is not part of the equation.
excerpt from the essay "The True Terror of Terrorism" taken from A Limbo of Shards: Essays On Memory, Myth and Metaphor © 2007 Dennis Patrick Slattery, iUniverse (see Ch 26)
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