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Nagasaki

My god what I created openhimer cried
For he knew then that one day millions would die
Out of the hands of scientists
The beast grew in size
And when man could no longer hid his curiosity
He dropped the bomb on Nagasaki

And after the initial shock
Man stood back to take a look
People burnt beyond recognisation
Children born with the effects of radiation

But out of the dark came a seed trapped in time
A white flower buds at the scene of this crime
Locked away in a time we forgot
A sign of a bomb that dropped

Its shouts pain no more
No more war or selfish gain
We are after all
Just the same.

by Christine

Forthcoming Events

DOTTY - Art Exhibition

Date:
09/09/2016 - 29/10/2017
Description:
Exhibition of work by Hilda Smith - Dotty - mixed media work of scenes and still life in the style of dots.

Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners

Date:
29/08/2017 - 28/01/2018
Description:
Two photographic exhibitions by Walter Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion, mining and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Parent & Baby Group at Richmond Road Baptist Church

Date:
17/10/2017
Description:
Every Tuesday morning (term time only) 09.30 till 11.30. A range of activities, games & singing for all pre school children, Mum's, Dad's, Grandparents and carers all welcome.

Baby and Toddler Group at Lighthouse Church

Date:
17/10/2017
Description:
Lighthouse toddlers offers a friendly and welcoming place to have a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy time with your little ones
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