Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

“Newcastle CBD study warns of traffic gridlock” (Michael Dylan Welch)

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

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………………..gridlock
………………..on the freeway
………………..the skywriting drifts

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Headlines:

“Newcastle CBD study warns of traffic gridlock” (The Herald)

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This poem was submitted by Michael Dylan Welch (see poet biographies). First published in Open Window: Haiku and Photographs by Dylan Welch (Brooks Books, 2000).  Read more Michael Dylan Welch on Haiku News.

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“I-80 Reopens after closure from storm pile-up” (Neal Whitman)

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

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housebound
solitaire played out
winter storms

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Headlines:

“I-80 Reopens after closure from storm pile-up” (Monterey Herald)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Driven to Distraction: Despite Risks, Internet Creeps Onto Car Dashboards” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, February 1st, 2010

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’76 VW
rolling down the window
by hand

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Headlines:

“Driven to Distraction:  Despite Risks, Internet Creeps Onto Car Dashboards” (New York Times)

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

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“Medvedev halts Russian motorway plan after protests” (Paul David Mena)

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

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a break in the heat
the cop lets me off
with a warning

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Headlines:

“Medvedev halts Russian motorway plan after protests” (Tolerance)

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Poem by Paul David Mena (see poet biographies).

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Vol. 2 No. 9: Jenny Ward Angyal, Aditya Bahl, Steven Cottingham, Al Fogel

Monday, February 25th, 2013

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“A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year” (read more)

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braiding
her sister’s hair
after the rape
so many
long dark strands

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. Honorable Mention, Tanka Society of America 2012 International Contest.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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distant prayers…
the wind rekindles his
dying embers

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Abortion Clinic Workers Answer Tough Questions” (read more)

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autumn twilight
even the crows follow
me home

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Is Your City Government Punishing Human Trafficking Victims?” (read more)

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cattle car
between the slats
human eyes

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Poem by Al Fogel. Read more by this poet.

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