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by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Sunday, January 09, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This came to me when I saw the anguish in this mother's grieving face. Too many are grieving.

In their name, please donate something to the charity of your choice to assist those affected by the tsunami.

It is to them that I dedicate this poem. Pain and loss knows no language, culture or barrier.

it was a normal day
in paradise
until the abnormal

one minute the sun was
shining the next
God was riding the waves
crashing onshore

my children were with me
they were slapped from
my hands when the waves hit
and i swallowed
the sea

and everything went dark
somehow i lived
but my heart is breaking
i can't find my

what have i done to earn
the wrath of God
why punish my children
take me instead
of them

my beautiful village
is ugly now
there is mud everywhere
and the air smells
of death

it was a normal day
in paradise
until the abnormal

and now nothing will be
normal again

(C) Copy written, 9 January, 2005, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/10/2005
Ah Karla, so true and very powerful, this was so deeply poignant,

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 1/10/2005
A powerful write, Karla and true something has happened beyond what most of us have seen in a lifetime.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/10/2005
You are always so brave, Karla, and tackle these issues head on with honesty and yet with such depth of compassion and sensitivity, too. Treasure the questions, seek out the answers, live in love of self and each other. One day, all will be revealed and the bigger picture unveiled. Until then, I know that you are fully aware of the only three things that will remain in an unstable world... TY for this, LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/10/2005
powerful write, karla! extremely well done; brava!

it only took a few minutes to change the lives of so many; the world does grieve and still continues to do so!

(((HUGS))) adn much love, your twin, karen lynn. :( >tears, tears, tears <
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/10/2005
Outstanding work Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Lori Moore 1/9/2005
Well done.
Reviewed by jude forese 1/9/2005
"there is a purpose for everything under heaven" no matter how tragic or sad ...

your poem was masterfully composed ...
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/9/2005
A haunting, powerful write....well done Karla

Peace and hugs, Carole
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 1/9/2005
A divine write...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/9/2005
We all tend to think we are being pusished when we lose someone. I felt this way when I lost my son. It's not a punishment. It's life in a way that is hard for us to understand while still in our mortal forms. Great write and capture of this horrible event.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/9/2005
But what happened there was nothing new, surely the size was bigger than usual, and the destruction was more than the norm, but earthquakes and tsunami's and tidal surges are the NORM in that section of the world, unfortunately...they have just never been this widely publicized...this may just be the beginning of the end, or just a normal occurance...Ed
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/9/2005
Wonderful and I saw where Bush donated a large sum of money to the victims. My reality I think I will post. This is wonderful Karla.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/9/2005
Karla a heart wrenching write one I feel so deeply after having watched so much of this. I just wrote something too , I'll post tomorrow.It is beyond description, yet we must come to terms with it and the only way is with the help of Creator, who knows the why of all Eileen
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/9/2005
We thought that after WW11. 20 million killed.

We never know why. God is in everything.

It has stopped their civil war..

Yet over 2000 brits washed away.. That week was the next offer, if I did not choose Cuba, as it was fully booked till then..
Reviewed by Faye Enno (Reader) 1/9/2005
Wow, powerful piece.
Nicely done!
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 1/9/2005
POwerful write, very well done
God BLess
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/9/2005
Far too many normal days turning into real nightmares these days, it seems. I truly hope it all ends soon.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 1/9/2005
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