Archive for the ‘By Subject’ Category

“Afghan Village Devistated by Nato Missile Strike” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

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………………..summer’s end…
………………..the village of Omar Kheil
………………..in flames
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Headlines:

“Afghan Village Devastated by Nato Missile Strike” (The Guardian)

“Collateral Damage in Afghanistan is Unavoidable” (The Guardian)

“Nato’s Mission Impossible” (The Guardian)

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

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“Sacramento Police Arrest 17 at Homeless Camp” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 7th, 2009

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………………..the last embers
………………..of a makeshift campfire
………………..burning out
………………..17 homeless arrested
………………..in Sacramento

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Headlines:

“Sacramento Police Arrest 17 at Homeless Camp” (Sacramento Bee)

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

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“Legal Prostitution Under Pressure in Rhode Island” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

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………………..evening rain…
………………..the working girl
………………..haggles her price

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Headlines:

“Legal Prostitution Under Pressure in Rhode Island” (Wall Street Journal)

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

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“NZ Out of Recession: Strong Currency Threat” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

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………………..smoke break
………………..two cleaners debate
………………..the headlines:
………………..recession probably over
………………..economy in threat

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Headlines:

“NZ Out of Recession, Strong Currency Threat” (Forbes)

“Two Surveys Point to Rise in Economic Confidence” (National Business Review)

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

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“One Way or Another: Leaving Iraq” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

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………………..day moon…
………………..she wonders how to tell
………………..her children
………………..their father died
………………..for nothing

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Headlines:

“One Way or Another: Leaving Iraq” (The Washington Post)

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

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“Heaviest rains in 80 years kill 31 in Turkey” (Denis M. Garrison)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

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Istanbul weeps—
its roads are rivers now
and still it rains

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Headlines:

“Heaviest Rains in 80 Years Kill 31 in Turkey” (Yahoo News)

“31 Dead as Record Floods Deluge Istanbul” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Denis M. Garrison (see poet biographies). See more by this poet.

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“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

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………………..arguing health-care
………………..my father forgets
………………..his blood pressure

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Headlines:

“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Yahoo News)

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

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“Lessons from South Park and Family Guy” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

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………………..winter ends
………………..a new season
………………..of South Park

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Headlines:

“Lessons from South Park and Family Guy” (Journal Courier)

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

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“Frost/Nixon: Film Review” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 14th, 2009

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………………..winter frost—
………………..the realization in
………………..Nixon’s eyes

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Reviews:

“Frost/Nixon Review” (Cinema Blend)

“Frost/Nixon” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“The Frost/Nixon Official Website” (FrostNixon.com)

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

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“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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………………..a few rowdy geese
………………..heading south
………………..I mute
………………..the latest argument
………………..over health care

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Headlines:

“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Yahoo News)

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

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