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Those Eyes
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Wednesday, December 29, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The numbers are staggering. Over 77,000 lives have been erased by the deadly earthquake and resultant tsunamis. And still, the count rises...

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How can you not be moved by the pain in those eyes? *tears*

(C) Copy written, 29 December, 2004
by Karla Dorman.
Those that had nothing in the first place
Have lost everything they owned.
You can see it written on each face,
Indelibly etched and honed
Into a sharpness that transcends pain.
Those that had nothing but hopes and dreams
Have lost everything they had.
You can hear it with each parent's screams
When they find their children clad
In death's embrace, their tears fall like rain.
Those that had nothing own nothing more
Except for what's on their back.
They've lived with devastation before,
They've lived with nature's attacks
Yet, the numbers continue to rise.
Those that had nothing have nothing left
Until we show them we care.
Our brothers and sisters are bereft
Of everything but our prayers...
Can you help ease the pain in those eyes?

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Reviewed by Terry Vinson 12/29/2004

Your words are the definition of heartfelt.... obviously within your own 'eyes' is kindness personified...

Reviewed by Nordette Adams 12/29/2004
You certainly have a way with message, Karla. :-) Great work.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/29/2004
A heartfelt write
God Bless
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/29/2004
Wonderful write Karla!!

Th picture tell a thousand stories!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 12/29/2004
Wonderful poem, Karla, filled with truth and compassion. One that touches our hearts and reminds us that we are but small pieces of the puzzle of life and that somehow, we need each other to make a whole. Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/29/2004
Karla you shine through the beauty of your compassion with this heart felt poem! How can we not have tears, how can we not help, it is us this is happening to, for we are all connected on this very small planet, and with each new disaster, we grow smaller, but lets hope our hearts grow larger! Love now snd in the New Year, Eileen
Reviewed by Andrea Da Costa (Reader) 12/29/2004
Heart rending plea Karla....beautifully said!

Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 12/29/2004
This is so poignant about the tragedy that hit on Christmas Day.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/29/2004
(((Karla))) each minute ticks by, more horror and sadness ensues. God help us all...Powerful, gutwrenching write; well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears, tears, tears <
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/29/2004
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