March 13: For Japan

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earthquake ā€”
no plum blossom viewing
this year

(thanks to Gabi Greve for inspiring this haiku)

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tsunami
clouds flooding
the moon

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radiation leak moonlight on the fuel rods

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moon viewing
before and after
satellite pictures

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earthquake news ā€”
beginning to learn
Japanese

 

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8 thoughts on “March 13: For Japan

  1. I enjoyed all the verses!

    I really appreciated the moon haiku as I’m always collating them:

    tsunami
    clouds flooding
    the moon

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    radiation leak moonlight on the fuel rods

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    moon viewing
    before and after
    satellite pictures

    Are you submitting them to a magazine?

    Alan

  2. Each one of those is a joy to read. I remember having written one. It was getting unexpectedly cold in Delhi and we were taking out our evening blankets when somebody switched on the tv and there it was! another one of those-

    dusk in Delhi-
    Japan
    is shivering again

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