Archive for the ‘By Subject’ Category

“Iran and Afghanistan Aren’t Ours to Win” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

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………………..5000 dead
………………..35000 wounded
………………..do the birds
………………..mourn the passing
………………..of summer too

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Headlines:

“Iran and Afghanistan Aren’t Ours to Win” (The Washington Post) 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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“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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………………..spring morning…
………………..expecting the news
………………..I get poetry

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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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“Cheney on Prisoner Abuse” (Dick Whyte)

Friday, September 18th, 2009

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………………..a pigeon
………………..picks at
………………..yesterday’s news…
………………..Cheney still defends
………………..prisoner abuse

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“Cheney Still Manipulating People – Now in Public” (Huffington Post)

“CIA Interrogation Memos Provide Fodder For Both Sides” (LA Times)

“Cheney on Prisoner Abuse” (Times Now)

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

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“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

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………………..home
………………..after eight years
………………..in Iraq…
………………..my brother now battles
………………..bill collectors

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Headlines:

“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (McClatchy News)

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

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“The Financial Crisis: One Year Later” (Vasile Moldovan)

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

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today the wind blows
through our pockets too…
financial crisis

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Headlines:

“The Financial Crisis: One Year Later” (Counter Punch)

“Lehman and the Financial Crisis” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Vasile Moldovan (see poet biographies).

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“Recession Deepens” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 21st, 2009

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………………..economic recession—\
………………..the sparrows dine on
………………..cherry blossoms
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Headlines:

“Recession Deepens in New Zealand” (World Socialist News)

“Education Minister Again Defends Night Class Cuts” (Guide 2: NZ Politics)

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

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“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Paul Smith)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

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………………..Afghan conflict—
………………..is there anywhere the leaves
………………..don’t fall in Autumn

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Headlines:

“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Yahoo News)

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

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“Boehner Caught Falsely Claiming he ‘Didn’t Call’ Obama a Socialist” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

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………………..merging lanes…
………………..she explains why Obama
………………..is a socialist

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Headlines:

“Boehner Caught Falsely Claiming he ‘Didn’t Call’ Obama a Socialist” (ChattahBox)

“Obama’s International Socialist Connections” (A.I.M.)

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

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“Japanese Grad Students Discover Brightest Ever Supernova” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

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………………..powerlines
………………..mapping the night sky
………………..galaxies turn

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Headlines:

“Japanese Grad Students Discover Brightest Ever Supernova” (Mainichi News)

“Simulating Nuclear Pasta” (Physics: Spotlighting Exceptional Research)

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

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“Lindsay Lohan Throws Diva Tantrum” (Mike Montreuil)

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

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diva tantrum—
not happy with her seat
she becomes a child again

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Headlines:

“Lindsay Lohan Throws Diva Tantrum” (One India)

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Poem by Mike Montreuil (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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