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Contributions by Hugh Martin:

“The Horse of Higashi-Matsushima”

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Collaborators’ Q&A Why did this piece of art resonate for you or seem like it would give you an avenue into writing about Japan’s earthquake and tsunami? Poet Hugh Martin: The piece of artwork is a small, yet beautiful and important reminder that we need to keep Japan in our thoughts. I’d already drafted a poem about the picture of the horse, but the piece of art, focusing more on the disaster to the country …