Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

“Deleuze and the Question of Desire: Toward an Immanent Ethics” (Dick Whyte)

Friday, November 20th, 2009

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………………..half moon
………………..peering through
………………..the fog
………………..we discuss alternatives
………………..to morality

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Headlines:

“Deleuze and the Question of Desire: Toward an Immanent Ethics” (Daniel Smith)

“Freedom, Truth and Possibility in Foucault’s Ethics” (Real Fillion)

“Ethics” (Benedict de Spinoza)

“Beyond Good and Evil” (Friedrich Nietzsche)

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

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“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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rushing for the train
. . . usually I’d take care
to avoid a snail

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Headlines:

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Telegraph UK)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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………………..early autumn
………………..a pumpkin patch
………………..newly ripe
………………..I dream of seeing tanka
………………..in the schoolbooks

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Headlines:

“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Daily Record)

“Young Students Take to Poetry Slam” (News Leader)

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

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“Cohn: Long arm of Sri Lanka’s Toronto envoy” (Chen-ou Liu)

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

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Kipling claimed
East is East and West is West
never the twain shall meet
marching westward
the earth is round

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Headlines:

“Cohn: Long arm of Sri Lanka’s Toronto envoy” (The Toronto Star)

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

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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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“Study Finds That Papers Lead in Providing New Information” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, February 15th, 2010

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morning coffee
checking my horoscope
TODAY

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Headlines:

“Study Finds That Papers Lead in Providing New Information” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Teen sells virginity for $45,000 online” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

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………………..virgin territory…
………………..the price of education
………………..rises again

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Headlines:

“Teen sells virginity for $45,000 online” (Stuff)

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

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“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (Bill Waters)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

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………………..even Barbie
………………..must change careers…
………………..economic slump

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Headlines:

“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Play, Then Eat: Shift May Bring Gains at School” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, April 5th, 2010

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after recess
alone on the playground
a purple glove

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Headlines:

“Play, Then Eat:  Shift May Bring Gains at School” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Student found dead at KSU” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

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………………..campus rumors
………………..of a suicide
………………..just this morning
………………..camellias showing
………………..their first pink

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Headlines:

“Student found dead at KSU” (Marietta Daily Journal)

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

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