April … April,
A busy month indeed,
30 poems to write,
No time to pick up weeds.
Only four days to go,
Four more poems to write,
What will it be about?
My paper’s blank white.
Today is a hard,
I don’t know what to write,
Ah, now I’ve written something,
My paper’s no more white!
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday killing nearly 2000 people.
More than 700 people died in Kathmandu alone.
The Saturday earthquake was the worst earthquake in Nepal since the 1934 earthquake that killed about 8500 people.
The death toll from the earthquake might rise as the situation in the remote area is unclear because those places are either cut off or hard to access.
The earthquake sparked avalanches in the Mount Everest that killed at least seventeen people; which is the mountain’s worst disaster.
A strong aftershock with a magnitude of 6.7, centred 60km (40 miles) east of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Sunday sending people running for open ground in the city.
Here are some photos of the aftermath…