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Haiti's Pain

Rating: 5.0

Toussaint, Henri, Des Salines;
Are you watching?
Dont turn your eyes away;
Their pain, is our pain, is your pain;

Many, many, many will fly,
Past the angels hungry,
To eat of souls;
Open your arms to comfort them;

Those giant turtles of legendary fancy;
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Joseph Poewhit 21 January 2010

GOD, works in mysterious ways. Beyond our mortal understanding.

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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 19 January 2010

I could feel the pain too.It's a tragedy, indeed.

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John Mcmanus 17 January 2010

Damn you beat me to it, I have been trying to write something about the terrible devastation in haiti but am still working on it, this is a fine poem Gillena and I think an important one aswell, well done.

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Eyan Desir 17 January 2010

Well express good write....10s

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Marieta Maglas 16 January 2010

nice simile Mouths opened, hearts opened; Like sieves their tears flow; very well written symbolistic poem 10/10

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Chinedu Dike 02 December 2019

A sad story of deprivation told in good diction with clarity of thought and mind. Very heartfelt with strong emotions. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.

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Deepak Amembal 29 March 2010

poignancy is palpable

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Obinna Eruchie 06 February 2010

Thoughtful words on the disaster that happened in Haiti. I hope and pray for things to return to normal for the Haitians.

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Allemagne Roßmann 22 January 2010

Tell them to listen noted British Jew singer Amy Winehouse's -number-'Tears dry on their own'--there will not be any length, breadth or height of Haiti's pain-there will be joy forever.10+

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Allemagne Roßmann 22 January 2010

Tell them to listen noted British Jew singer Amy Winehouse's -number-'Tears dry on their own'--there will not be any length, breadth or height of Haiti's pain-there will be joy forever.

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