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Monday, 14 March 2011

Lost for Words

Reactor reactions
Esoteric experts
Seismic sympathies
Coastal catastrophes
Uttered uncertainties
Endless estimations

Journalistic journeys
Automatic alerts
Pressed politicians
Anxious assessments
Nuclear nightmare

© Martin Hodges

Explosion at Japan nuclear plant


  1. It certainly is a nightmare. Our thoughts are with the Japanese people. It is clear that nuclear energy is not a viable solution to carbon reduction - there are alternatives.

  2. A great poem relating to such a horrific and upsetting subject.