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Mizu + Duet
(Long Song Records) DURING one of my poetry classes with some 14-year-olds in Sheffield in 1993, a Pakistani boy and a Yemeni boy, Fiaz and Ghamdan, combined to write the poem Mizu — the Japanese word for water — about the human catastrophe of Hiroshima.
Say the people of Hiroshima,
“We want water!”
A man comes to help,
He jumps onto a sandspit
Of one of the rivers of Ota.
He looks around him
And hundreds of people are saying
He says, “There is no clean water,
The water is poisoned,
And the only clean water
runs down your... read more
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