on March 22nd Bruxelles terror attack by Helen May Williams

I am not a silent poet

23/03/2016

there are no words left

we used them all up too soon —

not knowing worse was to come.

I should have hoarded some

for this next catastrophe.

shall I say je suis Bruxelles

say we are all victims now,

innocent casualties and

suicide bombers both?

say: yesterday I

walked by the old port & saw

still-silver dead fish

dumped on clear seabed

dulled blank eyes questioning why?

Helen May Williams
https://helenmaywilliams.wordpress.com/

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