Japan MAG

May 8, 2011
By gallifreygirl BRONZE, Louisville, Kentucky
gallifreygirl BRONZE, Louisville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody important? That's amazing! Do you know, in 900 years of time and space, I've never met a single person who wasn't important."
- Doctor Who


I did not hear the buildings fall;
I slept straight through the roaring of the water.
Even today, after staying up late
With Diane Sawyer and a trapped cat,
I cannot comprehend the size
Of those fateful plates, or understand
How fires burned in the wake of waves.
But you are playing cello, and your
Jet-black hair is falling into your slanted eyes.
I know you wonder if your parents are alive
And though I cannot comprehend the size
Of that fateful question, I do know
I want to go with you, and hold your hand
As we walk the ruined streets of your homeland.


The author's comments:
What I wish I knew how to tell my friend.

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on Feb. 16 2013 at 10:50 pm
WistfulThinking PLATINUM, Kiln, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
'Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps it was only an echo.'- The Giver by Lois Lowry

Reading this has brought up so many emotions. Your piece has captured a deep truth. This is very pretty.

on Mar. 6 2012 at 7:07 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

This poem just flows with empathy and sentiment. What happened to Japan was tragic.

on Oct. 22 2011 at 7:32 pm
Belluna45 PLATINUM, Shelbyville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Look after my heart- I've left it with you."
-Stephenie Meyer (Eclipse (Twilight #3))
"Either write something worth reading or do something wor
th writing."
-Benjamin Franklin
"A dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest."
-Johnny Depp

The feeling in this sonnet is great and it really shows how some people were affected.

on Sep. 15 2011 at 5:19 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Oh, quietly, tenderly gorgeous. I can read the tears. 

on Sep. 7 2011 at 10:05 am
nikkiee PLATINUM, St. Johns, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Its all for love, L.O.V.E ~Michael Jackson

This is amazing. Loved it :)


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