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Japan, land of rising SON

Japan, land of rising SUN Faced Natures devastation Tsunami, earthquake obliterated cities Lost all but not hope, maturity, sanity Collective harmony, community first attitude No honking, no mad overtaking; only understanding on jammed roads No shoplifting when lights fused in malls Mature media, compassionate humanity No bloodcurdling visuals of chest beating or wild grief No hypocrisy of help by Politicians Well cultivated patience, doggedness to move on Relief work, removal of debris, building roads at amazing speed No mass scale panic on tanking of stocks, yen vulnerability Cultured dignity, dignified grace Disciplined queues for water, groceries, no chaotic scenes, squabbles People buying to meet present need, so everybody could get something. High moralistic Human values Restaurants cut prices, no burglary at unguarded ATM Plain speak on Nuclear threat levels Japanese have done it before Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings could only maim not rein Tsunami and earthquake could only dissolve few cities not their resolve Crisis handling, innate to Japanese God gave volcanoes They marshalled art of baking on it rather than getting charred Japan, the land of rising SON ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ By Hitendra Mehta May 2011 For Members Contest - Trubute to Japan by Debbie Guzzi ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Date: 5/21/2011 12:25:00 PM
Many congrats on your win, Hitendra : )
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Date: 5/20/2011 10:14:00 PM
I remember this one, Hitendra. So glad to see you made the top ten. Congratulations.
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Date: 5/20/2011 3:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, so well deserved xx
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Date: 5/19/2011 8:49:00 PM
You hae beautiflly captured Japan Hitendra. Many congrats.
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Date: 5/19/2011 12:36:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved win in Debbie Guzzi's contest Hitendra. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/19/2011 9:24:00 AM
I am simply awe and inspired with how the Japanese coped with this disaster, always give me goosebumps and they are definitely a wonderful example for all of us-- Congrats on your win with this very true & inspiring poem Hitendra!
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Date: 5/19/2011 6:02:00 AM
Many congrats to you : )
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Date: 5/19/2011 5:59:00 AM
Congratulations on the win in the contest of debbie, Hitendra
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Date: 5/19/2011 5:25:00 AM
Congrats Hitendra on your great win in the Japan contest my friend.. enjoy luv..
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Date: 5/16/2011 7:38:00 AM
a nice tribute to the people of Japan. Good luck in the contest!
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Date: 5/13/2011 11:48:00 PM
wow, Hitendra. YOu did superbly on this one and I would be very surprised not to see it in the winners' circle. GREAT tribute to Japan!! cool title too.
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Date: 5/13/2011 3:00:00 PM
Lovely phrased , the land of the rising as it is the land of the rising sun never seeing the sunset. Hitendra
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Date: 5/13/2011 10:27:00 PM
Thanks Dr Ram for encouraging comments......Luv & Best wishes - Hitendra Mehta
Date: 5/13/2011 12:15:00 PM
A lovely tribute to the people of Japan, Hitendra
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Date: 5/13/2011 10:28:00 PM
Thanks Jack for encouraging comments......Luv & Best wishes - Hitendra Mehta
Date: 5/11/2011 1:51:00 PM
Reads like a winner..I hope based on facts..Enjoyed reading..Good luck..Sara
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Date: 5/13/2011 10:30:00 PM
Thanks Sara for encouraging comments...Media news are all around.....Luv & Best wishes - Hitendra Mehta
Date: 5/11/2011 1:28:00 PM
Excellent Hitendra..u have captured all Japan is .. luv the reference to God with your spelling of SON.. rahter than sun.. amazing ending .. this is an exquisite entry ..good luck in the contest..hope u are doing well my friend ...luv to u..
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Date: 5/13/2011 10:31:00 PM
Thanks Linda for encouraging comments....Japanese seem to bounce back very fast..........Luv & Best wishes - Hitendra Mehta
Date: 5/11/2011 12:52:00 PM
Beautiful! What a wonderful read! Much Love ~Misty~
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Date: 5/13/2011 10:31:00 PM
Thanks Misty for encouraging comments......Luv & Best wishes - Hitendra Mehta