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… Haiku – recalling Japan’s tsunami …

Next Sunday, March 11, one year will have passed since Japan’s people experienced a wave of change through a devastating tsunami. Reflective times, especially for the many families who lost dear ones, friends, homes, livelihoods, and all those who were touched in one way or another by the traumatic events of the day, and all of us around the world who hold the images indelibly etched in our heart’s memory. May the healing presence of the divine illuminate our future …


hawthorn flowers white

among a debris of homes

families vanished

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a field of rubble

faded snapshot of a child

splashing in a wave



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sunlight in a puddle

a bird dowses its feathers

no other sound

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emerald seedlings

loosen the concrete highway

soft patter of feet

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