Friday, June 4, 2010

No words

Birds, mired in oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island
along the Louisiana coast yesterday, Thursday, June 3, 2010.

AP Photographer Charlie Riedel has filed the above images of seabirds caught in the oil slick on a beach on Louisiana's East Grand Terre Island.  To see all 8 photographs, click here.

Over 1,300 comments follow, expressing shock and sadness and outrage.

I can't find words today.  Only a kind of stunned, and horrifying ... numbness.  From looking at only two photographs.

It's been 46 days ... and the oil's still gushing.

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