Remembering 3/11

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End of a Dream

C-sharp minor
plays through the eaves
of this house
wind-cold emptiness, the ambient noise
of destruction
where laughter once lived.

Shoji, last opened
to plum-blossom whispers
now lachrymose with silent
half-life

a bird singing
for no-one.

xxx

Act of God

Power of Poetry

3/11 – The Japan Times

 

 

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11 thoughts on “Remembering 3/11

    • Thanks, Gabe. It was probably the worst spectre in terms of natural and consequent man made disasters I’ve seen in my lifetime. Too terrible.

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