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Tuesday, August 07, 2007

August 6, 1945

August 6 marked the 62d anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

where do I
put the accent—
Hiroshima

10 Comments:

Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

Profound!

1:28 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Absolutely profound. One of your best!!

6:23 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

very nice or i could say ver ry nice

much love
gillena

7:46 AM  
Blogger polona said...

so much meaning in these few words... excellent!

9:49 AM  
Blogger Masago said...

Yes, profound, esp. as in Japanese each syllable is "accented" the same.

12:01 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

BTW, wasn't it August 6th?

http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/hiroshima.htm

12:02 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Vaughn, you'd be surprised how often I don't know what day it is. But anyway I'm glad you picked up that point about pronunciation. Thanks, all.

7:21 PM  
Blogger Judy Kamilhor said...

Bill,

I really like this one. Very subtle and powerful.


kami

9:33 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Your comment is deeply appreciated, kami.

3:41 PM  
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