Shawn L. Bird

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Haiku- Nigerian mothers May 11, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:45 am
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The wells of Nigeria

are poisoned from the salt

of mothers’ tears.




33 Responses to “Haiku- Nigerian mothers”

  1. mikesteeden Says:

    Fine post – captured the essence of the trauma. Wonderful.

  2. Excellent post. Gets to the heart of the matter in very few words. Visual imagery says it all. Yes #BringBackOurGirls #BringBackOurSisters

  3. Reblogged this on Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit and commented:
    #BringBackOurGirls #BringBackOurSisters #BringBackOurDaughters

  4. words4jp Says:

    Powerful. Beautifully written, though I wish It need not be written.

  5. This would be the best gift , for mother’s day 🙂

  6. suchled Says:

    Why has no media taken up the cause.
    This is major. This is not religion, this is not Islam, this is not race,this is not tribe. This is evil. This is hatred. This is wrong.

  7. sydnichardonnae Says:

    Powerful and emotionally stunning.

  8. Dan Rutberg Says:

    Reblogged this on Rutbedan’s Weblog and commented:

  9. So powerful! Thank you for this!

  10. opetokun Says:

    So true. I will like u to read my poem on bring back our girls.

  11. MayZ Says:

    This brought tears to my eyes! Such beautiful girls and such a horrible tragedy!

  12. Simple. Heartbreaking.

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