Massacre River

muddy banks; refugees stand

waiting for low tide


The current slowly recedes;

It’s a fine time for crossing.


Author's Notes/Comments: 

thoughts on the Dominican-Haitian border.

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great people; tragic

great people; tragic situation.  These notes were scratched onto a memo pad.  I tweaked a little and had a tanka.  thanks for reading.

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My Son-In-Law Is Haitian

Creole party all the time - Haiti, Cursed by geograpny.