Archive for February, 2011

“Christmas Eve: Recovering a lost spirit” (Chen-ou Liu)

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

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Christmas dinner
the couple eat
quietly

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Headlines:

“Christmas Eve: Recovering a lost spirit” (Toronto Star)

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

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“McDonald’s WiFi censors out glbt sites” (Kirsten Cliff)

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

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sharing fries
they hold hands
under the table

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Headlines:

“McDonald’s WiFi censors out glbt sites” (GayNZ)

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Poem by Kirsten Cliff (see poet biographies).

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“The Hazards of the Couch” (Robert Moyer)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

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YMCA
an hour on the treadmill
watching tv

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Headlines:

“The Hazards of the Couch” (New York Times)

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

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“Equality, a True Soul Food” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

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a homeless man
leans against the sidewall
of a church…
the priest and his elders
argue about God’s will

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Headlines:

“Equality, a True Soul Food” (New York Times)

“Faith in a globalized age by Tony Blair” (Toronto Star)

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

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“Appeal for Scottish garden bird count” (Claire Everett)

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

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daybreak
a glass bell
of wren song

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Headlines:

“Appeal for Scottish garden bird count” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Lunar Eclipse Over New York City” (Garry Eaton)

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

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total lunar eclipse
BP issues
a denial

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Headlines:

“Lunar Eclipse Over New York City” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Garry Eaton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test” (Melissa Allen)

Monday, February 7th, 2011

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seven or eight
sparrows
count them again

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Headlines:

“To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test” (New York Times)

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Poem by Melissa Allen (see poet biographies).

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“Stargazers asked to help map light pollution across Britain” (Steve Wilkinson)

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

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lights above me
blurring the division
heaven and earth

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Headlines:

“Stargazers asked to help map light pollution across Britain” (Click Green)

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Poem by Steve Wilkinson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Ready to die for Revolution 2.0, says Google executive” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

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revolution in Egypt
I “like” their
Facebook page

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Headlines:

“Ready to die for Revolution 2.0, says Google executive” (NDTV)

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

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“Facebook: Should parents ‘friend’ their children?” (Claire Everett)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

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winter drizzle
all the words you never say
I can’t shake off

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Headlines:

“Facebook: Should parents ‘friend’ their children?” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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