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Silent Prayer by Dri Cook A response to a very intimate moment I shared with the Lord. [154 words]
Relationshits by Dri Sometimes relationships can be like that. Sorry for the title but I could not resist. [144 words]
The Sikh Way Of Life by Amarjit Bhambra - [82 words]
A Different Kind Of Love by Amarjit Bhambra - [95 words]
Mother Earth's Brains For The Future by Amarjit Bhambra See for yourselves, What is happening around the world - (Globle Warming) ... [154 words]
Most Beautiful (Rebecca) by David Baker Poem I wrote for Rebecca (poet on this site)and one of my best friends and what I see ... [169 words]
The Wake Of My Desire by Brian C Lebron - [58 words]
The Phone Call by Dri Dim and distant. [62 words]
Paused In Traffic. by Peter Rivendell The January blues, I guess. [100 words]
The Carousel by Josh Anderson Rather different style of poetry for me, I hope you enjoy the read. [163 words]
September by Brian C Lebron - [21 words]
The Premise Of Morning by Brian C Lebron This poem is dedicated in the memory of Layne Staley. [49 words]
A New Iraq- Repost by E Rocco Caldwell For the brave Iraqis who chose liberty over fear and voted in the first democratic election ... [45 words]
..Empty.. by David Baker How can u have everything yet still feel empty inside?? .....havn't writen for a while here's a new o... [81 words]
You've Got Question's by Josh Anderson All the questions we want to know the answers to. Well most of them anyway. You've got qu... [314 words]
You're My Dream by Dri And will always be. [89 words]
Yestoday Is Gone by Amarjit Bhambra A poem about the tsunimi. [111 words]
Words Really Can Hurt by Josh Anderson - [346 words]
With You (Again) by Josh Anderson Romantic, sensual, erotic, yet still clean ;) love poetry. Just imagine what this would be lik... [176 words]
Wishes by Dri Cook Greeting the New Year. From my heart, to your heart. [109 words]
Why Kill Me? by Josh Anderson A poem on behalf of all people that have been on the blades edge, and had that push from an arseho... [135 words]
Who Are We -Revise by E Rocco Caldwell For my mother. [124 words]
Where Have The Times Gone? by Patrick Collins A poem about the loss of something that was always uncertain. It is about what we so... [128 words]
When You Wish Upon My Star by Josh Anderson There are many who will disagree with this, but I dont care, please leave feedback o... [448 words]
What The Morning Brings by Josh Anderson What the morning brings for so many. [206 words]
What I'd Give For Your Smile by Josh Anderson What I would gladly give to see your beautiful face smiling. This is an extract of... [151 words]
Vampiric Mind by Josh Anderson - [372 words]
Unfinisheduntitled by Kellie Barqs An unfinished and untitled piece about my longing to become something more. [19 words]
Umbrella In The Rain by Josh Anderson A figure sits in the rain, the man wonders what he can do, walking over to it… [202 words]
Tsunami
Trying To Forget You by Katie M Beard A girl who has her ex stuck in her head and he won't leave her alone [68 words]
Three Brothers by Josh Anderson The effect of these brothers on our world. LOOK OUT ITS SATAN!!! [132 words]
This One's Just For You by Danielle This one's just a poem. [84 words]
The Victims. by Amarjit Bhambra A helping hand from the loving World. [105 words]
The Tsunami by Amarjit Bhambra A time to express our feelings of how we feel. [120 words]
The Tree Of Life by D G Williford I have a tree in my backyard that I'm sure is the center of the universe... There is a suburbi... [119 words]
The Stopping Point by Danielle This probably isn't as good as my other work, but I hope you enjoy it anyway. [70 words]
The Sanest Thing On Earth by Dri Why don't you help me to increase the list? [87 words]
The Passing by Brian C Lebron - [73 words]
The Old Salts And The Sea by Gregory J Christiano A shanty to the countless sailors that perished at sea! [205 words]
The Lost Years by Jeff William Milburn - [151 words]
The Lonely Lighthouse by Gregory J Christiano Lighthouse keepers and their wives have an isolated life...most of the time cut off from ... [382 words]
The Immortal Seed by Patrick Collins A poem about something that we all have within us, and something that aides us more then anyt... [149 words]
The Beasts by Josh Anderson About beasts who hunt life in the night. NOT VAMPIRES!!! [140 words]
Tear Of Acid by David Baker I duno bout this one, it's different, plz have a look and let us know what ya think :-) :-) [57 words]
Sweet Nostalgia by Dri I just know you're going to be fine. [182 words]
Stereotypes by Josh Anderson Stereotypes ruin society and people, please read. [67 words]
Star Of My Morning by Steven L Howard A Quiet Moment. [67 words]
Snow Storm by Josh Anderson - [130 words]
Smoke Lover by D G Williford Hint of smoke, love ? [68 words]
Skeleton's Cloak by Josh Anderson The skeleton, shrouded by the cloak of darkness and ignorance. [78 words]
Should I Look Within by E Rocco Caldwell For my mother. [125 words]
Seuss And Sex by Kellie Barqs This is to all those guys out there who just can’t get it through their heads that not every girl... [160 words]
Selbstmord Selbmörderisch by Josh Anderson Selbstmord (german) For all lost souls departed, and those whove ever felt like leavi... [156 words]
Searching For Water by Josh Anderson Some people are very shallow, but one day they may change. [133 words]
Samurai Onikage (Demon Child Warrior) by Josh Anderson - [296 words]
Reverie Ecstasy by Josh Anderson A poem about the fantasy of love the mind can create. [268 words]
Pleasant Dreams by Amarjit Bhambra A small poem about my brother who passed away a few years ago. [45 words]
One Sight At Dawn by Buxton A forlorn poem mixed with a blend of jaded jealously. [53 words]
One Day And Than What? by Amarjit Bhambra Think about it. [123 words]
Night Club by Josh Anderson The kind of club you don't want to party in. [291 words]
Necropolis by Josh Anderson - [157 words]
My Soul Keeps Living The Life I Never Had by Whitney Sarah Rogers This is about my grandmother who died of cancer..I wrote it because w... [168 words]
My Gratitude by Dri Cook When being thankful is a must. A letter to a friend. [314 words]
Misadventure by Josh Anderson The misadventure of some pyromaniac kids. Hopefully bringing a joke smile to all. :) [165 words]
Mind Rot by Josh Anderson - [55 words]
Meteor Shower by Josh Anderson - [146 words]
Melodramatic Idiocy by Josh Anderson Apologies that are well over due, these words can't express my feeling towards my actions, ... [384 words]
Lost In Endless Peace by Tri Tran A poem. [76 words]
Lost Again by Josh Anderson A tale of broken love and suicide. [262 words]
Looking Beyond by Dawn Bates A poem about love, loss and hope. [53 words]
Little Bopeep by Diana Venditti Well we have to laugh sometimes I am tired of gloom and doom. [50 words]
Lincoln Past by Gregory J Christiano To the honor of one of our greatest Presidents. [107 words]
Last Kiss by Josh Anderson Once again, many of you are going to kick up a stink, just deal with it. Reviews are appreciated from... [228 words]
Just Dri by Dri We can delete a name but we can never delete someone from our hearts. We can only try to resolve this ... [88 words]
Janus Leeola by Josh Anderson Inspired by three people I know, and a graffiti art. [110 words]
Irina's Poem by Josh Anderson This is for you ina, we love you, know it and hold it, never let go. [274 words]
Inconspiquous by Josh Anderson Attempts at hiding what you hold. Please read, and thanks in advance :) [79 words]
In The Still Of The Night by Dri When I find peace, when to wait is never a waste. [75 words]
In My Dreams, Wildest by Josh Anderson In my dreams is where I see you. [63 words]
If I Was To Walk Back In Time by Amarjit Bhambra - [63 words]
I Wish You Could See by Josh Anderson This is for someone, if they know who they are, good. If they don't, well dang it. Please ... [116 words]
I Am Not Alive, Nor Am I Dead by Whitney Sarah Rogers This poem is about a girl who lived in a world she hated so she took her own life... [222 words]
Husbands&Wives by Dri Cook - "Grow old along with me". For wives and husbands. For ex wives and ex husbands. [206 words]
Hurt You... by Josh Anderson Some long overdue love poetry. My Muse has been grumpy lately ;) [141 words]
How Come? by Josh Anderson So close yet so far away... [103 words]
Horror And Mystery Writers by Higgins - [98 words]
Him (Part One) by Josh Anderson … Gee, its about someone, but I just don't know who… I decided I needed to iron these out, just ... [266 words]
Hidden Looks by Amarjit Bhambra Mysteries of Love. [158 words]
Heroes by Dri Cook Angels or humans?? Visible or invisible? [158 words]
Her Piano by Josh Anderson Some love poetry, finally! [79 words]
Her Journey by Dri Cook Sooner or later, we all go thru this process. A painful but such a wonderful journey! Getting in to... [94 words]
Help Not Wanted by Abi Copuyoc A work borne out of the embarrassing, heart-piercing labor of looking for a job in a foreign co... [234 words]
Haiku From Home... by Bradley Grimes Just some stupid haiku by the worst writer. [65 words]
Gravestone by Dri A cute love poem. [155 words]
Funk by Isabell M Vallejo - [155 words]
Feel by Josh Anderson How does it feel, not to feel at all? [149 words]
Faith In Pain by Nash I wrote this in Algerbra actually. Just came to me so I wrote it on the back of my homework. Leav... [58 words]
Ever Felt Alone by Veronica H Ever felt left out, alone, that everything you got going for you..just ended. disappeared [240 words]
Dust by Josh Anderson Dust is all that seems to trail me. [130 words]
Don't Steal What's Mine by Dri Nobody has the right to interfere in our choices. [99 words]
Desert Moon by Toni Jaquay Lynch-Omer Something I was feeling one day. [77 words]
Demon's Host by Josh Anderson Demons lurk within the host vessels mind, ones that seem not to fade with time. [201 words]
Delerium by Josh Anderson Drugs are bad and dealers are the scum of the earth! This is a wake up call for all dealers and buyers... [228 words]
Dark Ranger by Josh Anderson Um... a poem about a ranger of the night. [92 words]
Dancing With A Stranger by Gregory J Christiano It's a Make Believe Ballroom - when two stangers meet and fall in love! [312 words]
Click by Josh Anderson Rhyme turned poem, strange style and twist. [85 words]
Born A Unique Being by Kennedy O Obohwemu To the birth of Our LORD... [121 words]
Blue Moon, Why Do You Still Feel So Blue? by Dri A tribute to one of my favorite songs - a love poem. [123 words]
Blaming You by Nash I wrote it for a language arts project last year.... that was an interesting reaction. [114 words]
Babylon by Brian C Lebron - [70 words]
Awake by Brian C Lebron - [55 words]
Attempted Life by Buxton A poem about a man about to jump of a cliff, and of his friend's attempt to stop him. [207 words]
As I Look Out Of This Window by Ahmad Abang Mate This poem tells us how man resolved his conflict. His conflict is with life and th... [122 words]
Apparitions by Brian C Lebron - [15 words]
Anniversary by Inchara Its about celebrating the first wedding anniversary. [62 words]
Angry Waves by Amarjit Bhambra The waves of 2005 [97 words]
All Of The Worst. by Bradley Grimes A narrator carries us through his friend's bad day. [457 words]
A Death In The City by Gregory J Christiano It is a painful and tragic event when a parent must bury their child. [241 words]
21 Guns' by Brian C Lebron I remember as a child my father sharing with my brother and I stories about when he served for his cou... [23 words]

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TITLE (EDIT)
Tsunami
DESCRIPTION
As grieving, shocked and broken faces!
[405 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Writing Resource
AUTHOR
Jean Lang
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Freelance Writer
[January 2005]
Tsunami
Jean Lang



2nd January 2005

Throughout the world from time to time,
Disasters of a tragic kind,
Strike suddenly and touch our hearts
As grieving shocked and broken faces
Tell us how the lives they lead,
No longer hold the dreams they had
Of growing in prosperity,
Or simply adding to their folds
More joyous and uplifting souls
We stare and watch the tales unfold
Upon the screens which otherwise
Would send out messages of fun
And make us think that all is won.
Then on the days when tragedies
Tell stories we can scarce believe,
We simply act, as we perceive
And sign the cheques and briefly grieve
So soon the impact of human toll
That we see on screen and text
Dissolve from sight and thence from soul
As we progress our own life’s quests
They fade from sight and mind and so
Another tragic tale unfolds
Which makes us shake our heads and say
How dreadful is the news today.

But this time as we woke to start
A day, which involves, in part
More fun and time to show we care
The screen shows more than we can bear
To see and know the scale and force
That reeked such havoc on the shores
Of lands which seemed like paradise
Idyllic,magical, pure bliss

Then suddenly projected scenes
Of horror which belied belief
Told of the ways in which those loved
Were savagely wiped out by a wave
of absolute colossal strength
pursuing it’s goal relentlessly
ravaging harshly with cruel intent
With no distinction between race or creed
It massacred its victims at merciless speed

The world in all its corners whispered
To ourselves in disbelief
As the Tsunami claimed lives and severed
Loved ones from each countries midst

The cheques and online contributions
Flow more hugely than before
As this time the plight and human cost
Hit us all right to the core
Helplessness consumes our souls as
Every day more grief unfolds
The cheques still matter but the scale
of devastation is too vast
This time and will not simply pass
As swiftly as on times gone by
This time we need to utilise
The whole world’s energies and love
And seek solutions of a better kind
Not just those that come to mind

Creative leadership that seeks
To put the lives of those in need
Right in the centre of our deeds
A global effort to sow the seeds
With which to grow a humankind
Evolved mature in soul and mind
Which knows the truth and seeks to be
Committed to serve in harmony
Each other in all corners of
The world of which we all belong
A world in which we share the pain
Of all who suffer just because
We are, we care as we are one.

Jean Lang

 

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STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
January 2005
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