Wallace Dean LaBenne

Tsunami Tragedy (2005)

Professor, therapist, author and poet.






Tsunami tragedy
The little islands drowned
Now lay waste as barren land
But recounts still dumfound
Tsunami tragedy
Innocent people gone
They did not live long enough
But time was overdrawn
Tsunami tragedy
Dead children on the floor
Each appears to be sleeping
But they breathe no more
Tsunami tragedy
Nature unlocks hell's gate
Parents clutch lifeless babies
But burial can't wait
Tsunami tragedy
No shelter to ensconce
No God found in disaster
But in global response

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