Half a city flooded on top of the other,
broken apart, whoever
inside them gone, whether
not anyone reported them missing
because the houses are downriver.
these were homes. Many who lived in these homes
care, they’re dead. After Fukushima
remembers how many died —
more, we suspect, will die.
not watch, again & again
wave when it arrived, how it damaged.
watching it, we’re still alive.
— 13 August 2013