Footnote: August 6, 1945, 3

Chaos now:  soon, the

victors will catalogue the

victims, and assess

damages and effects:  this

helps steady the reeling mind

against emotions' rampage.

 

Kyakuchuu

Author's Notes/Comments: 

The extension of the Tanka form by a sixth line is based on precedent establisged by the great Tanka poet, Mokichi Saito.

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