Japan Once Again


2002 Tribute to Hiroshima survivors
H. Gene Murtha, USA an'ya, Oregon, USA
and Ron Moss, AUS

hovering hawk-
a rabbit freezes
in the cornrow/Gene

earthquake . . .
captor and prey part company

Hiroshima Day


once again that moment
enters my mind

looking over their shoulders/Ron

the deer continue on

per its rage/Gene


finally the forest fire

quells itself

a handful of dirt
lands on the coffin lid/Ron