“Samoa Offers Mass Burial for Tsunami Victims” (Paul Smith)

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………………..falling across
………………..the islands of Samoa
………………..Neptune’s shadow

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Headlines:

“Thousands Homeless: Samoa Lives in Fear” (The Age)

“Tsunamis Uproot Centuries Old Samoan Cultures” (Associated Press)

“Samoa Offers Mass Burial for Tsunami Victims” (AFP)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News. Haiku News would like to offer its deepest sympathies to those in Samoa and the world over who have lost family members and friends.

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  1. Laurence Stacey-Editor

    Hey Paul, I have to say that I’ve been extremely impressed with the quality of work you’ve been submitting to Haiku News. This piece in particular is one of my favorites and contains a great resonance. Keep up the good work!

    Laurence

  2. Paul Smith

    Thank you for your kind comments Laurence. It is a pleasure to be included on Haiku News along with so many other fine poets and I am excited to see how it continues to unfold.

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