Tag Archives: tsunami

Remembering the 2011 Tsunami

One of my haiku friends shared a link on her Facebook wall, but it’s been removed from YouTube now.  Some things I didn’t know.  Some things I’d forgotten.  Even after almost a year, the impact of the event is stunning.  … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Haiku

Nihon’s tears after quake and flood hanami

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Word of the Month Poem Challenge

roots deep gnarled flooded torn splintered I found slivers embedded everywhere sakura The word for March is ROOT. Guidelines for the challenge are found at Children’s Author David L. Harrison’s Blog. March 25 — Cutoff for posting March poems at … Continue reading

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Lost Heritage

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, … Continue reading

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Japan, Earthquake, Tsunami

I am stunned by the news of this earthquake and subsequent tsunami in northern Japan. I have made acquaintances and friendships in Japan through blogging. Though this is not the first country to experience a recent earthquake disaster, it is … Continue reading

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