Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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………………..spring morning…
………………..expecting the news
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Headlines:

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Jewish Daily Ford) Many thanks to Dylan Horrocks for recommending this article to me.

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Roman Polanski: Whoopi Goldberg says Director Didn’t Commit Rape-Rape” (Barbara A. Taylor)

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

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take four…
accolades for star rapist
misdirected

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Headlines:

“Reminder: Roman Polanski Raped a Child” (Salon)

“Whoopi Goldberg says Director Didn’t Commit Rape-Rape” (Daily Telegraph)

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Poem by Barbara A. Taylor (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Black out: man injured in London art exhibit” (Paul Smith)

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

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………………..so painful
………………..the price
………………..of modern art

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Headlines:

“Black out: man injured in London art exhibit” (ARP)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

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………………..haiku
………………..in the news
………………..again
………………..scattering seeds for
………………..next years harvest

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Headlines:

“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Guardian)

“Wilco Launches Haiku Contest” (Paste Magazine)

“Can Haiku Help the Economy?” (MSN News)

“Consumers find Zen in recession through haiku” (Miami Herald)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Turkey Seeks Return of Santa Claus’ Bones” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

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………………..Christmas eve
………………..the storefront Santa
………………..double-parked

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Headlines:

“Turkey seeks return of Santa Claus’ bones” (BBC News)

“India sand Santa sculptures spread green message” (BBC News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Celebrating Seven Years of a Great Journal: Simply Haiku Closes” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

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………………..Boxing Day…
………………..the duck swallows
………………..a worm

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Headlines:

“Celebrating Seven Years of a Great Journal: Simply Haiku Closes” (Simply Haiku)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Reclusive writer J.D. Salinger dead at 91″ (Zofia Barisas)

Monday, March 1st, 2010

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Salinger
dead at ninety-one…
shooting star

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Headlines:

“Reclusive writer J.D. Salinger dead at 91″ (The Independent)

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Poem by Zofia Barisas (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Grave-digging scientists to tackle Mona Lisa mystery” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, March 5th, 2010

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hydrangea
when thinking of
Mona Lisa’s smile

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Headlines:

“Grave-digging scientists to tackle Mona Lisa mystery” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Don’t Tolerate ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’” (Justin Webb)

Friday, March 12th, 2010

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all of us
created equal
I laugh
clenching my fist
around last night’s tanka

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Headlines:

“Don’t Tolerate ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’” (Madison News)

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Poem by Justin Webb (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Annual antiques and garden show is a sure sign of spring” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

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………………..weekend sale
………………..at the antique market
………………..her childhood
………………..bargained down
………………..to $5.95

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Headlines:

“Annual antiques and garden show is a sure sign of spring” (Kentucky Herald)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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