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



more oil news…
I take my coffee
jet black





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


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




  1. Dick Whyte

    Amazing poem Laurence – just stunning.

  2. Jack Galmitz

    An excellent senryu, Laurence. Just the right combination of humor and poignancy.

  3. Laurence Stacey

    Thanks guys! I’ve been following the news in the gulf pretty closely, so this just kind of came out. I’m glad the poem works!

  4. Chen-ou Liu

    Laurence, your skillful use of color makes the poem visually and emotionally effective.

    Nicely done!


  5. Laurence Stacey

    Thanks Chen-ou! I appreciate the reading.

  6. draw

    yeah this is pretty special

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