Aberfan 1966

50 Years may of passed
For those who lived on
The nightmares still last
Friends and teachers gone
In their houses they were kept
To ease the pain of those who wept.
Grief is something we cannot span
Sending prayers to Aberfan.

26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ksbeth
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 15:54:52

    this is so sad –

    Reply

  2. socialbridge
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:38:24

    Such a terrible tragedy, Willow.
    I remember that day so well as we heard the news here in Ireland. It must be impossible for family, friends and the community to manage to bear it.

    Reply

  3. summertime75
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 20:41:31

    Sadly its one of those key points that one remembers, our head told us in assembly at school, I think what made it worse was that they were children and so seemed more real.

    Reply

  4. Hugh's Views and News
    Oct 22, 2016 @ 06:59:27

    Dear Willow. Thank you so much for sharing my tribute to those that lost their lives in Aberfan and for writing a very moving tribute.

    Reply

  5. Sue Dreamwalker
    Oct 22, 2016 @ 20:11:29

    This was a beautiful tribute and poem from Hugh Willow.. ❤

    Reply

  6. Brenda Davis Harsham
    Oct 23, 2016 @ 18:06:09

    So sad. All those children and their teachers. 144 people. 116 kids from 7 to 10. So awful. How does a town survive something so ghastly? Some kids saved. Others gone. No justice to it. I’ve never seen coal tips on mountain tops in this country. A very good thing, too.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow me on Twitter

Follow Us

Follow Us

Follow Us

Follow Us

France & Vincent

Writing Magic, Myth and Mystery

Sun in Gemini

SteveTanham - writing, mysticism, photography, poetry, friends

But I Smile Anyway...

Musings and memories, words and wisdom... of a working family woman

New2Writing

KL Caley - Novel Ideas

Hot Dogs and Marmalade

Salty like hot dogs (and tears). Sweet like marmalade (and life).

Two on a Rant

Rants, humor, sarcasm, and a haiku-like substance? It's hard to know what's going to come out of our minds next.

Ivor.Plumber/Poet

An Old Plumber, An Ex-Carer, An Amateur Poet, Words From The Heart

Trent's World (the Blog)

Random Ramblings and Reviews from Trent P. McDonald

Marsha Ingrao - Always Write

Having fun, while encouraging, and promoting bloggers

Caramel

Learner at Love

Chel Owens

A Wife, My Verse, and Every Little Thing

Sacred SoulSongs

Sacred Paths and Detours

Mr. Ohh!'s Sideways View

For those of you who aren't me...and I've noticed a surprisingly large number of people who aren't.

The Small Dog

Life from the Tail End

USUAL MUTTWITS

DOG TAILS by ZoZo and Jools

kimbladeswriting

poetry and short stories

Ben Naga

Gifts from the Musey Lady and Me. "Laissez-moi vous raconter ma vraie histoire."

About the Jez of It

Poetry, stories and strange odds and ends from the desk of a writer

The Sound of One Hand Typing

Music, Musings, Memoir, and Madness

"LIFE" ( You like it, I love it! )

"LOVE"-Keeping it real, and keeping it simple!

Our Eyes Open

Come along on an adventure with us!

Diary of a Dublin Housewife

Diary of a Dublin Housewife

J-Dubs Grin and Bear It

As Always, More to Come

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humour and life in general

Colline's Blog

a potpourri of thoughts and experiences

pensitivity101

An onion has many layers. So have I!

lynz real cooking

lynz real life

Darswords

Musings about Havenverse

From Cave Walls

The Journey Home

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Echoes of Life, Love and Laughter

like mercury colliding...

...moments of unexpected clarity

G-Bears Blog

Real Life - Hard Facts !

All in a Day's Breath

Art, Love of Life, Philosophy, Writing, Spirituality

Kevin Parish

Poetry, lyrics and other words...

%d bloggers like this: