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TITLE
"A Sad Plight"
 
DESCRIPTION
"A Sad Plight"

by Chiura Obata

sumi, 10 " x 16"
 
CONTEXT
"No roof, / No electricity, / No stove. / The ground is frozen at this elevation. / The cold pierces the skin. / The rain has become sleet / And not enough bedding. / Forced to travel, / Broken in mind and spirit / are these people from Santa Anita."
Chiura Obata
 
CREDIT
Chiura Obata
Courtesy of Kimi Kodani Hill

 
DATE
October 8, 1942