Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

“Gulf Oil Spill: Government Regulator Downplayed Environmental Impact Of Spill” (Michael Goglia)

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

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seagulls
cry in unison
oil spill

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Headlines:

“Gulf Oil Spill: Government Regulator Downplayed Environmental Impact Of Spill” (Huffington Post)

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Poem by Michael Goglia (see poet biographies).

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“Mars Petcare launch bluefin tuna as cat food” (Tom Chapman)

Friday, June 11th, 2010

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ten thousand bluefin
longlined… cut up… swallowed…
Pacific twilight

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Headlines:

“Mars Petcare launch bluefin tuna as cat food” (World Fishing Today)

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Poem by Tom Chapman (see poet biographies).

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“Mozart to help treat sewage” (Jimmy the Peach)

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

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Mozart
old harmonies
for a new audience

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Headlines:

“Mozart to help treat sewage” (Orange News)

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Gulf Oil Spill a ‘Dead Zone’ in the Making?” (Michael Henry Lee)

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

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“When Doves Cry”
the fossil record
played backwards

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Headlines:

“Gulf Oil Spill a ‘Dead Zone’ in the Making?” (National Geographic)

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Poem by Michael Henry Lee (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Waiting for the Oil Spill to Reach the Dinner Table” (Robert Moyer)

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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Gulf coast
not on today’s menu
blackened redfish

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Headlines:

“Waiting for the Oil Spill to Reach the Dinner Table” (New York Times)

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

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“Warming Will Exacerbate Global Water Conflicts” (Robert Moyer)

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

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legislator
speaks against global warming
wiping his brow

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Headlines:

“Warming Will Exacerbate Global Water Conflicts” (Washington Post)

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

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“Sick Ducks Found At Washington Park” (Juliet Wilson)

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

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urban pond—
the only duck
is plastic

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Headlines:

“Sick Ducks Found At Washington Park” (7 News)

“Muscle flex in pond fill” (Calcutta Telegraph)

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Poem by Juliet Wilson (see poet biographies). This poem first appeared on Juliet’s blog Crafty Green Poet.

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“BP pushes for Texas court for oil spill suits” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

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more oil news…
I take my coffee
jet black

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Headlines:

“BP pushes for Texas court for oil spill suits” (Daily Telegraph)

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

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“Oil spill disaster: The guilty parties” (Jane Williams)

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

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oilslicked ocean
too much time spent
washing hands

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Headlines:

“Oil spill disaster: The guilty parties” (The Independent)

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Poem by Jane Williams (see poet biographies).

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“BP Ignored the Omens of Disaster” (Robert Moyer)

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

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oil stain
under my Volkswagen
spreading

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Headlines:

“BP Ignored the Omens of Disaster” (New York Times)

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

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