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buried alive

buried alive
in a collapsed factory
for 17 days
  she prayed
  to be saved

published on Poetry24  on 6/4/13 

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan

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  1. Date: 12/3/2014 8:03:00 PM
    I enjoy the more abbrev. modern tanka such as this! YOU GO gal! Happy Holidays Light & love

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 9:57:00 PM
    This is like a commercial for the six-o-clock news. Just enough information to get you to tune in later. Love that about your wonderful little writes. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 1:50:00 AM
    gosh, I have found one that I missed. GOOD one, Susan!!

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 11:37:00 PM
    I hope she was saved. Good poem

  1. Date: 8/2/2013 1:52:00 PM
    Wow, much said in so few words.....a tragic true tale of resilience! ps.....many thanks for my placement in your have some outstanding winners, so it is my honor to be among these fine poets. Thanks again!

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 2:39:00 PM
    wow, scary subject - and a great tanka. Thanks very much, Susan - loved the contest. I hope you're feeling much better now

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 4:53:00 AM
    Hey Sue, thanks for my placement. You got a good story out of me ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 5:34:00 PM
    As Karen said below........Wow!! This indeed was brief, to the point, and packs a punch! A great Tanka, unfortunately for a very sad tragedy. And ps......let me take this opportunity to thank you very much for my placement in your contest. Terrific entries for your theme, I enjoyed reading them all !

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:39:00 PM
    soup mail L & L

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 10:59:00 PM
    Congratulations, in Cyndi's "LOVE LETTERS TO THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: " always & forever * Linda

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 7:40:00 PM

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 5:28:00 PM
    Wow..powerful realism in a short poem that packs a punch ...excellent and congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 10:30:00 PM
    Such an awesome scene. Scary. Many congrats for this awesome win.

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 8:29:00 PM
    Deep and meaningful short poem. It says alot in just a few words. Nicely written. Congratz on your win, Susan.. :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 1:49:00 PM
    So sad. Congrats on you've well deserved win. Connie

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 4:19:00 AM
    excellent. congratulations. Rick

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 8:28:00 PM
    Hard to fathom, isn't it??? Thank you for entering my contest and what I liked about this was how you said so very much with so few words. Congrats and smiles..