Archive for April, 2011
cherry petals are falling
Japan, April 28, 2011
An eight-year-old boy, who had lost his parents and home in the great quake and tsunami, returned with his aunt and uncle to the place where his house had been. There he saw the things so much changed; he found his broken toys in the mud and his little bicycle, which was so deformed. The boy caressed them.
花冷えや 震災孤児の 宝物
blossoms in the cold —
the only survivor of the family
his treasure at home
with Mariko Shimizu
Japan, April 2011
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