The 2nd Tower collapses (September 11th Epic Poem)

The Following is an excerpt from Chapter 14 of the September 11th Epic Poem. It took me from June of 2008 until May of 2010 to write this poem. It is 2,000 lines long and contains 1,499 rhyming pairs.
 
The peoples’ tongues were in their lungs
            The moment that they grasped,
The dreadful fate that might await
            The lives to which they clasped.
They ran like deer with primal fear
            Across the urban street,
But while they lunged the tower plunged
            A thousand chilling feet.
 
As noises pulsed the ground convulsed
            And shook their piece of town,
While tons of trash began to smash                       
            The pavement all around.                      
The bricks and rocks rained down for blocks
            Eroding down to sand;
And people fled among the dead,                               
            Provided they could stand.
 
The human herd with vision blurred
            Was frantic for escape.
They tried to jog beyond the fog
            That kept on changing shape.
Survivors tell how many fell
            While struggling in the dark,
Till most were blind and had to find
            A place to wait and park.
 
The ones up close were scared the most,
            Afraid they’d be submerged.
They thought their friends had met their ends,
            When hotter vapors surged. 
Their hearts were flexed, expecting next,
            A ball of raging flame;
But in their grief they found relief
            When nothing ever came.[15]   
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