Vol. 1 No. 42: Annette Makino, Ted van Zutphen, Ramesh Anand, Gillena Cox, Steven Cottingham

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“Denial Is Slipping Away as War Arrives in Damascus” (read more)

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machine gun fire
she stirs more honey
into her tea

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Poem by Annette Makino. Read more by this poet.

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“Mitt Romney, President Obama chasing swing-state Latinos as Election Day nears” (read more)

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swing state…
i kill a mosquito
proactively

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Kota Belud’s granary set to re-energise paddy cultivation in Sabah” (read more)

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paddy field—
the stream carrying
clouds

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Performance Workshop for Trinidad and Tobago golfers” (read more)

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deepening heat—
the distance between
mountain and cloud

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Poem by Gillena Cox. Read more by this poet.

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“Prisoners to launch legal action on voting rights” (read more)

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in a dark corner
of my cell
a cricket’s song

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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^ One Comment...

  1. Chen-ou Liu

    I like Ted’s thought-provoking poem. This un-Issa-esque poem challenges one’s sense of the unbearable lightness/heaviness of being.

    Thank “God,” I am not American!

    Dear Dick and Laurence:

    I wish you every success with this new anthology.

    Chen-ou

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