by Marinela •
March 25, 2011 •
Earth Poems, Haiku Poems, Nature Poems, Simply The Best •
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Japan earthquake and tsunami
As sudden as it was
Water drank the innocence
Leaving just prayer
© 2011 Marinela Reka
Marinela. This is awesome. You have said it all in so few words. I think this is my favorite of what you have written.
‘Water drank the innocence, leaving the prayer.’
Sad that is 🙁 But skillfully summed up in a few words!
what a neat haiku!
Very powerful words!
This is lovely.
Beautifully sad and true…
EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN- A SHORT POEM
The cruel tremor of March 11
Carrying more momentum than a missile
Triggered the north of Japan
Brought tears out of my eyes
The pretty garden caught fire
Killed the innocent butterflies
Then a Tsunami deluged the cities
That attacked humans like a hound
Levelling tall buildings to ground
Swept factories and demolished homes
Then came a spray of nuclear radiations
The three killers brought the worst massacre
Leaving weeping kids and shouting mothers
Crying widows and worried fathers
Sisters crying and searching brothers
Husbands looking for their wives
But I know the people of Nippon
They are brave and strong
The had gone through the Nuclear Bomb Disaster
They know how to do and what to do
They have the vision and carry the mission
They have the strength
They have the enthusiasm
The architects, whose efforts built Japan
A leading economy and a center of excellence
They will build new homes and schools
New offices and Railway Stations
Hospitals, Roads and Power Stations
They will build a New Japan
This is one of the best haiku I have ever read in my life. Not kidding. It chills and comforts me at the same time. Very powerful. Very effective writing.
This is so heart rendering!
Your Haiku tells the sad story in short. Very sad. Good writing, Marinela. Blessings to you…
IT IS REALLY VERY SAD AND I HOPE THAT THIS INCIDENT WILL SOON RECOVER IN JAPAN AND BUILD A NEW JAPAN!!!!
The tsunami Japan poem: To all the people of japan the tsunami father mike wants to share is heart with all families of the victims. My tears will fall until the last victim is found my heart will race until all are found many I pray safe.May the sun shine on your lives lesson your pain may those who are sick hurt be healed in life father mike share so much grief with all people the people of Japan hold my heart in your hands my soul in your prayers for all are blessed in life for hopes truth love Father mike will stay on bended knee until your country is healed well again. Is w well safe cared for my people for we are all human race-together when people hurt we should share all pain to lessons anotherburden. The world of human life is to share this poem by father mike send your prayers blessings sorrow for all Japans losses. amen
WE PRAY TO GOD THAT JAPAN RECOVERS SOON!!!!!!
FROM:THE LORETO CONVENT ENTALLY SCHOOL , KOLKATA.
TRUTH IS ALWAYS BITTER!
AS THESE WORDS ARE TRUE SO THEY ARE BITTER.
And, oh, the pain.
Thanks to all for0 wonderful comments on mt poem. Haider Jafari
Thanks to all for wonderful comments on my poem. Haider Jafari
Remembrance: March 2011
the day moon draws closer
more shadows than March light
among the sunlit wrecks
the sounds of gulls
In an old man
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