Hiroshima Lantern Festival – October 25, 2015

a blinding light
Gehenna touched the earth
Hiroshima

lanterns on the river
an oleander blossom
origami cranes
remembering tragedy
new horrors of modern war

© G.s.k. ‘15

Carpe Diem #844 Hiroshima Lantern festival

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7 thoughts on “Hiroshima Lantern Festival – October 25, 2015

  1. Beautiful Cara. My daughter was in a children’s choir and her choir had joined a choir from Hiroshima. I still remember those youths singing…a backdrop of images behind them on stage and not a dry eye in the audience .

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