Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Snow Falls


Snow falls on Japan
after
shocks
radiation
inundation

Spring heralds cherry blossom
in the temples they record the lost

bells toll



19 comments:

Dave King said...

Stunning. Just that.

Kathe W. said...

brilliant-so fitting for these days

Leslie said...

I am stunned by the beauty and compassion of your words...

Lolamouse said...

life goes on. so simple and so moving and so meaningful. thank you for visiting my blog.

Jan Freeman said...

Moving words that beautifully capture the essence of the tragedy :-)

Kim Nelson said...

Beautiful. Like a eulogy.

Carrie Burtt said...

Sad,true, and written beautifully!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Simply beautiful.

Eileen T O'Neill ..... said...

Isabel,
Very beautiful words, to express the sadness and to then respect the move to the future.
Lovely....

Best wishes, Eileen

Jingle said...

what a lovely piece, simply flow yet eloquent message,

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

very fantastic work.
keep it up.

Ella said...

Much truth spoken in such revealing prose~ Beautiful!

Rinkly Rimes said...

Let us hope that the cherry blossom will, indeed, bring Hope.

Old Ollie said...

Love the style and the message.

Isabel Doyle said...

Sadly the horror continues.
Thank you for the appreciative comments.

flaubert said...

Beautiful piece on such a tragedy.

Pamela

Harry Nicholson said...

This speaks to us.

The first five lines are a haiku perhaps.

Willow said...

Heartbreaking, poignant poem, said fully in a few words.

Judy Roney said...

Beauty in the midst of all the tragedy is even more compelling. Well done.

http://judyidliketosay.blogspot.com/2011/03/hope.html