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A Haiku in Memory of Aylan Kurdi (2012/2013-2015)

curses to that sea
idyllic but merciless
why not lullabies instead

© hülya n. yılmaz, 10.27.2016

The title of my post today cites the name of only one child fed to the insatiable greed for power donned day after day by too large a number of supposed leaders of nations. The tragedy is that no list template is available to commemorate all the little darling delegates of innocence with their pre-death mark on earth; nor will such reminder be ever invented. 

“Aylan Kurdi’s story: How a small Syrian child came to be washed up on a beach in Turkey”


[Image Credit: Free Online]

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