Vol. 1 No. 6: Claire Everett, Michael Henry Lee, Bill Kenney, Janet Lynn Davis, Neal Whitman

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“Whitney Houston, US singer and actress, dies aged 48″ (BBC)

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dirty linen…
deep in the thicket
a nightingale

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“University Selling Morning After Pill In Vending Machine” (WTAE)

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morning after
the world’s population
minus one

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

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“Romney Is Focus as Battle in G.O.P. Takes Sharp Edge” (New York Times)

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primary –
the politician takes a stand
against politics

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Accel Partners Biggest Winners in IPO” (Business Week)

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IPO looming. . .
Zuckerberg’s face poised
to grow bigger

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis. Read more by this poet.

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“Russia Gives New U.S. Envoy a Cold Reception” (NY Times)

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third class ticket
ruffles the diplomat’s feathers
the Party’s over

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Poem by Neal Whitman. Read more by this poet.

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^ 2 Comments...

  1. Chen-ou Liu

    The senryu in this set of well-crafted poems give me chuckles. And I’m impressed by Bill’s effective use of rhetoric.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Chen-ou

  2. Dick Whyte

    Yeah – Bill’s poem is a stunner. I am also really fond of Claire’s poem which I think is up there with the best of Chiyo’s work.

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