Poem: We Are Virginia Techby Chris Meister, Class of 2003
April 28, 2007
Today is a day that we will always remember.
April 16th will be a dark day forever.
A day that we cannot explain;
One that is full of sorrow and pain.
It‘s hard to believe something so bad has happened to this community.
One that is so full of courage, spirit, friendship, strength, support, and unity.
How one person could take the lives of 32?
Is something we will not understand how anyone could do.
Anyone who has ever been to VT knows;
How much spirit and strength the Hokies show.
Day in and day out we are often seen as one.
Win or lose we’re together when the day is done.
We support our school, logo, colors, and mascot all the time.
It’s sad to think so many others see this place as one of crime.
Virginia Tech is such a good place to be.
A family of friends, staff, and alumni are we.
To us, maroon and orange are the very best colors.
It is something that cannot be explained to others.
Hokie Hokie Hokie Hi
We are the mighty VPI
We will get through this and we will move on;
But we will never forget those who are gone.
We are Virginia Tech and we will prevail.
We will be louder and stronger and we will not fail.
We will continue to represent our school and all of our teams.
And we will encourage others to pursue all of their dreams.