Archive for the ‘Immigration’ Category

Vol. 2 No. 3: Sandip Sital Chauhan, Michael Goglia, Robert Moyer, S.M. Abeles

Monday, January 14th, 2013

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“A Home at the End of Google Earth” (read more)

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distant skies…
i leave my shoe laces
across the border

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy” (read more)

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cops in front
in back
summer heat

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Poem by Michael Goglia. Read more by this poet. This poem was first published in Four Virtual Haiku Poets, featuring Michael Goglia, Scott Terrill, Brendan Slater and Colin Stewart Jones. We highly recommend checking it out!

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“Christmas Ornaments, Child Labor” (read more)

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Christmas day
children playing with toys
made by children

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Confronting the Violence That Betrays Young Lives” (read more)

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falling star
in the bad part of town
another dead kid

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 5: Sonam Chhoki, Michael Henry Lee, Rita Odeh, Kala Ramesh, Carla Shepard Sims

Monday, January 28th, 2013

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“India mourns Delhi rape victim with candlelit vigils” (read more)

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Dehli rape—
a crow struggles to perch
on the swaying oak

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Is global drought really getting worse?” (read more)

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climate change—
another sweater goes
to Goodwill

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Abbas rejects Israel’s refugee ‘trick’” (read more)

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a fly stuck
in the spider’s web—
refugee tent

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“The Super Bowl of sibling rivalry” (read more)

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she points out
the difference in our age
sibling rivalry

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Parents want answers about daughter’s coma” (read more)

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daylily
after months in a coma
she smiles… briefly

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Poem by Carla Shepard Sims. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 12: Laurence Stacey, Alan Summers, Dick Whyte, Ramesh Anand

Monday, March 25th, 2013

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“In This Recovery, the Rich Get Richer” (read more)

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within this world
of poverty and murder
a brown bat
licking
her newborn

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Who Owns, Shares, & Protects Your Personal Genetic Data?” (read more)

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wind in the trees
if I could make a deal
with God

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“Immigrants Never Got Something for Nothing” (read more)

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cab ride…
in the old country
she was a doctor

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Speech pathologist engages children in DVD chatter” (read more)

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first talk . . .
my daughter echoes
every sound

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 16: Susan Constable, Stella Pierides, Rita Odeh. Claire Everett

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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“The Cypriot Financial Crisis Explained” (read more)

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a single bill
from the bank machine…
spring frost

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Poem by Susan Constable. Read more by this poet.

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“Cremation reveals WWII veteran’s shrapnel in leg” (read more)

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whistling through deserted streets shrapnel

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle for recognition in Egypt” (read more)

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deepening dusk—
tearfully, he counts
the tents

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Spain Halloween stampede kills three in Madrid” (read more)

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hunter’s moon . . .
the final flicker
of the pumpkin’s smile

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 20: Sandip Sital Chauhan & Stella Pierides

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

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“Immigrant-bashers occupy land stolen from Mexico” (read more)

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crossing the border
with her only child . . .
ice pellets

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“Poachers kill four rhino in Zimbabwe” (read more)

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poacher’s moon
a crocus knows how
to wait

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 3 No. 16: Rita Odeh

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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“US cities’ crackdown on homeless people is close to ethnic cleansing” (read more)

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that full moon—
a coin falls into
the beggar’s palm

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Teaching photography to children in Lebanon’s refugee camps” (read more)

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         Camp—
 she asks her father
“What is a refugee?”

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Action needed over sexual abuse risks in refugee camps” (read more)

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wild horses
behind the border’s
barbed wire

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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