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Disaster (Cinquain)


Disaster
So sudden
Natural or man-made
Shakes the entire nation
Devastating

Submitted: Monday, November 11, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013

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On the recent Haiyan Typhoon that occured in Philippines killing more than 10000 people and leaving many shattered.

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  • Rookie - 936 Points Unwritten Soul (11/19/2013 10:54:00 AM)

    With love and prayers, let we hope that the bad things will be gone sooner and people there will rebuild life again but also better than before again. Thanks Kavya for this good poem for humanity_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 394 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/14/2013 10:06:00 PM)

    The earth often shakes to remind men of their fragility. It is indeed very tragic what has happened in Philippines and my heart goes out to them and I hope they rebuild their battered lives as fast as possible...
    Good writing and keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,553 Points Dinesh Nair (11/13/2013 8:22:00 AM)

    The Philippines being a small country could not manage the terrible YOLANDO the typhoon. Here there was nothing what man could have done. In future, it seems many islands will be submerged and the earth has no history of any miracles of a landscape being retained for ever..
    But we feel the share of the pangs the islanders have been undergoing.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,305 Points Valsa George (11/13/2013 5:30:00 AM)

    It was indeed a disaster of such tragic intensity! In few words, you have crystallised the entire horror! A perfect cinquain! ! (Report) Reply

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