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At the end of the world




At the end of the world great bears sleep under drifts,
Cardinal crowned Cranes sing and dance in joyous union.
Long winters blossomed by colourful spring and autumn.
Sweet summers vibrate with labouring European bees 
As rowdy Sika deer wander this hardy land of contrasts.
Dragons breath seeps from deep earth’s core to sculpt
And create a soulful oasis within turmoil and bedlam.
Here the Ainu live in concord with nature’s seasons.
Bowing to midwives of our world protecting life’s wonders
I salute your gifts you leave us though I will never see
Your wondrous habitat of Hokkaido’s land of extreme,
To witness the land where great bears sleep under drifts.

Copyright © Seosamh De Burca | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 1/26/2017 8:27:00 AM

    I too just love your sincerity here, beautifully written and a joy to read..hope your still around..
  1. Date: 12/23/2016 7:47:00 AM

    A soulful oasis within turmoil and bedlam...

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