In the Grip

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Morning rises still

Tears of last night keep flowing

The open wound wakes.


The world watches us

Our faces, candles, flags wave

We mourn in spotlight.


Will peace ever come?

Hope, courage thrive in the day

But night renews fear.


Paula Antonello Moore, Haiku. Copyright: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Image: Observing a moment of silence at the Le Carillon café from METRO . Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images.