It is fitting to look for Haiku that might speak of the sorrow, and with someone’s words that are more eloquent than mine, send prayers and thoughts across the miles.
Earth and metal…
although my breathing ceases
time and tide go on.
Tsuchi kane ya
iki wa taete mo
Haiku retrieved from: http://www.ancientworlds.net/aw/Article/778048
Photo courtesy of Virginia Hayes, Gabriola Island, BC