(Copyright 2002. The Tattoo. All Rights Reserved.)
Sept. 3, 2002
Putting Sept. 11 behind
By Sarah Francois
I'm so cool and calm that I go on as if the attacks had never occurred.
we start on a different topic and end up talking about it. Whenever that happens
I pop up, like a jack in the box, to leave.
know Muslim young people and I think it's wrong the way people try to hurt them.
best friend and I are alike in opinions.
also had the same reaction on Sept. 11. Later that day we danced around the
topic, tired of it.
wrote excellent reports for our teachers. We never talked about it other than
doing homework assignments.
think we're trying to be numb to our feelings. We aren't.
just get tired of thinking it.