There lies the rub — how to pull the tale together.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

One hundred forty six people dead in fifteen minutes.

One hundred forty six,

Mostly young women

Some children and men.

Not all burned, some jumped, some smashed,

as people stood below and watched.

Lucifer knew…


to be continued



2 responses to “NAPOWRIMO DAY TWO 4/2/18”

  1. Angela van Son says :

    Can’t click on like, would certainly click on Well done!

    • roxhhh says :

      Thank you… I’ve been working on a story about this fire for a few years…thought if I tried to write it as a poem, it would fall into place…we shall see, eh… at some point it will write itself…

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