Wednesday, 24 November 2010

What a difference a day makes (for Sunday Scribblings)

Yesterday
Endurance and hope 
Waiting to be rescued
29 men still breathing
Today
Despair and pain
29 men dead
Families grieving

8 comments:

  1. A pertinent and horrifying post. It didn't look good from the start but there was that hope, so dramatically dashed with the second explosion at the mine near Greymouth. Glad that you posted this memorial.

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  2. Thank you for thoughts of these unfortunate families grieving... Sad truths left difficulties for so many lost.

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  3. Terribly sad thing that happened here. When are mining companies going to start taking their employees safety seriously, and not blame the rescue workers' miscalculation.

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  4. If only one could go back, just one day. A terrible tragedy.

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  5. I'm sure it still seems likd a horrible nightmare...but what a terrible difference. You've said it eloquently.

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  6. My dad used to work in the mines in Germany before he retired and I can only imagine what these families are going through. Very sad.

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  7. Tragedies are that fast... sad but true!

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