Vignettes of a South African Township called Mdantsane

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Haiti 4


yes, it seems just like yesterday
there were many tomorrows
after that
and many tomorrows
really never lived
a man who survived
about the sea
and the stillness
of a zealot sky
voices had been crushed
long before that
an aging earth
in an unforgiving
never breathed
that day.

Poem and Ink Drawing by Amitabh Mitra

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