Tag Archives: 9/11 Memorial

Paul Simon at ground zero

I missed this. At the 9/11 Memorial ceremonies, Paul Simon played The Sounds of Silence. I find it very moving.

Simon was born, raised and lives in Manhattan. The grief is still carved into his face.

First came the terror and tears and comes now the dignity

First there was this:

Then there was this:

And now, inside the very footprints of the Twin Towers, there is this:

Someday I want to walk there

As promised, the 9/11 Memorial on the site of the World Trade Center will open tomorrow, on the Tenth Anniversary. We did something right.