the seasonal blogs from 2006 to 2009

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from Sep'2009 permanent website @ The Four Seasons of Haiku
two deaths
in a long week
a tacit reminder
we’re mere sojourners
here on earth

Modern English Tanka
Vol. 3, No. 3, Spring 2009

Tagalog version

dalawang patay
sa isang linggo
ito ay paalaala
na tayo'y di magtatagal
sa mundong ito


nora said...

indeed. truth well spoken.

Paul Smith said...

Very powerful Vic.

Vic Gendrano said...

Thanks Nora and Paul for your comments. The recent news of hopeless and laid off workers shooting innocent victims in several parts of the country seem to parallel my poem, though unintentionally.

Tumblewords: said...

Poignant and powerful.