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ABERFAN 30TH ANNIVERSARY

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Aberfan 30th Anniversary

Of Tragedy.

 

Drenched by the valley smell of their dust left

that will fly forever.

They still weep dry tears now for time has killed

their emotion;

Can they smile truly now life gone, still

inhabits the cwm memory?

Nothing is ever really lost maybe;

Scented remains light the town and its people now

The pain of Aberfan still flames their raw hearts.

 

 

Their tears still will be shed on this loss,

Swept up and back through the history of time.

Still this sleepy enclave of mixed happy and sad

breathes.

Still it has to have survived that evil day,

Its people filled with a remorse at the time for

nature's cruelty again unchecked.

 

Now thirty years hence, a strange calm still hovers

over what might have been.

 

Green Seamless Marble

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