Lost Heritage

Himeji Castle is the most visited castle in Ja...

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We do not know the total lives lost after the recent earthquake-tsunami disaster in Japan. With each news cast and photo/video, the number grows, sadness grows.  I regret each loss. The shadow following behind death’s specter is loss of heritage, nearly as impossible to replace.

Here is a link to a slide show of heritage in northern Japan.

your greatest treasure


About T A Smith

Just one of the literacy scholars on this site who wants to explore writing in all its complexities.
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6 Responses to Lost Heritage

  1. sandy says:

    I enjoyed the slide show, and your lovely poem.

  2. Artswebshow says:

    That’s really sad news.
    It makes me remember how lucky i am to be so far away from any fault lines for i am sure there must be a constant threat in such areas.

  3. Yousei, yes, it is sad so many lives and an surrounding beauty is lost.
    Yesterday is gone, tomorrow has not come and today is where we are living. Enjoy the day.
    Mary Nida

    • Yousei Hime says:

      Mary Nida Smith,
      Welcome. Thank you for stopping by to read. I visited your site and read your root poem. I really enjoyed all the imagery. Thank you for stopping in and commenting.

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