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

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

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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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