Posts Tagged ‘Aditya Bahl’

Vol 1. No. 10: Dick Whyte, Aditya Bahl, Al Fogel, Robert Moyer, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, March 19th, 2012

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“The Higgs Boson: Have Scientists Found the Mystery Particle?” (read more)

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Higgs Boson—
autumn seems
heavier

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Another farmer takes life ahead of committees visit” (read more)

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drought
farmers with furrowed
foreheads

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet. Originally published by A Hundred Gourds 1:2.

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“A Violent Weekend Recharges Occupy Wall Street” (read more)

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after the speeches
hundreds of smartphones
in stiff-arm salute

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Poem by Al Fogel. Read more by this poet.

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“Report, press event call attention to the plight of food service workers” (read more)

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cash register bell
a waitress’s sigh drops
into the drawer

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Two Technical Problems Leave Neutrinos’ speed in Question” (read more)

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God particle—
search for the mightiest
in the tiniest

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 14: Vijeta Pai, Aditya Bahl, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, April 16th, 2012

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“Trade unions strike: Banking, transport hit across India” (read more)

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Trade union strike
the bus conductor
looking for change

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: country remembers tragedy one year on” (read more)

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shore side—
the waves keep
returning

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Bob Hawke receives top Japanese honour” (read more)

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beer sculling—
east or west it’s the same
hazy moon

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan marks earthquake anniversary” (read more)

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cherry blossom rain
the land of the rising sun
stands still

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

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“Moscow’s winter of dissent faces reality of Putin’s win” (read more)

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the winner
not by popular vote . . .
Russian winter

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 15: Rita Odeh, Bruno Coelho, Terry O’Connor, Aditya Bahl, Claire Everett

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

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“Iraq militia stone youths to death for “emo” style” (read more)

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stoned to death…
the seagull’s cry
lingers

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“10 Unbelievably Shitty Things America Does to Homeless People” (read more)

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rainy night—
the moon shines
somewhere else

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Poem by Bruno Coelho. Read more by this poet.

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“North Korean Prison Camp Escapee Tells of Horrors, Worries About Those Left Behind” (read more)

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escape . . .
the grey heron
dripping twilight

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet. ..

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“Fears Greece may need more loans” (read more)

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wishing well—
i ask her
to lend me a coin

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“The worst case for war with Iran” (read more)

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spring moon
moving closer
to a war

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 19: Aditya Bahl, Robert Moyer, Claire Everett, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, May 21st, 2012

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“Libya marks revolution day as leader issues warning” (read more)

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Arab spring anniversary
fire-crackers continue
late into the night…
all her gunshot memories
return

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Can Exercise Keep You Young?” (read more)

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weight room
I suck in my stomach
for the new blonde

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Discovery shuttle makes historic last touchdown” (read more)

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spring in the air
Discovery poised
for lift off

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Trayvon Martin Shooter Told Cops Teenager Went For His Gun” (read more)

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blood moon
a rebel wind strips
the cherry tree

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

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“Financial makeover: A couple with four kids get a road map for retirement” (read more)

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Cascade Mountains
ahead of the five-lane highway…
we speak of choices

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 21: Laurence Stacey, Dick Whyte, Aditya Bahl, Kala Ramesh

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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“Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies” (read more)

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cemetery
even here
the poor section

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Campaign calls for ‘living wage’” (read more)

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minimum wage…
I envy
the sparrow

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Rockman and Satyam Auto workers continue their struggle despite the state’s insensitivity and brutality” (read more)

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hunger strike
into its second week…
waning moon

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Wild Elephants gather inexplicably, mourn death of ‘Elephant Whisperer’” (read more)

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everything
comes from the unborn. . .
spring song

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 28: Aditya Bahl, Manu Kant, Paul David Mena, Steven Cottingham, Dick Whyte

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

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“Element of doubt enough to save John Terry as Chelsea captain is cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand” (read more)

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discussing racism…
I order
a black tea

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Beggars beg as last resort: Activists” (read more)

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beggar at the mall
his hands
open close open close

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Americans react to historic health care decision” (read more)

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dirty snow
news of a friend
in the ICU

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Poem by Paul David Mena. Read more by this poet.

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“Ordeal of Pinoy on death row in Saudi for 12 years may finally end” (read more)

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autumn leaves…
everyone on death row
a number

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Dolphins appear to do nonlinear mathematics” (read more)

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moonless sky…
the dolphin counting
stars

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 33: Steve Cottingham, Angie Werren, Sonam Chhoki, Chen-ou Liu, Aditya Bahl

Monday, August 27th, 2012

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“Syrian regime hits back in Damascus as ill-equipped rebels struggle” (read more)

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endless war
these dragonflies
and birds

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“More Victorian companies go bust” (read more)

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abandoned lot
somewhere there are birds
like these

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria massacre: On the ground in Qubair” (read more)

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flies crawl and mate
on our television screen
in Qubair
a close-up of some one’s brain
splattered on the wall

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan to restart second reactor amid faultline concerns” (read more)

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a trace of blood
on the “nukes are safe” banner
shifting shadows

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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“India power cut hits millions, among world’s worst outages” (read more)

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power failure…
the stars shine
brighter

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 34: Aditya Bahl, Michael Goglia, Michael Henry Lee, Armando H. Corbelle, Alicia Hilton

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

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“Obama: India making FDI too restrictive” (read more)

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FDI restrictions…
the demoiselle cranes arrive
for another season

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Conference to Discuss if Geo-Engineers are Playing God with Our Weather” (read more)

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chemtrails…
two black jets
make love

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Poem by Michael Goglia. Read more by this poet. This poem was also recently published in Four Virtual Haiku Poets, featuring Michael Goglia, Scott Terrill, Brendan Slater and Colin Stewart Jones (published by Yet To Be Named Free Press). We highly recommend checking it out!

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“Actor Andy Griffith dead at 86″ (read more)

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huckleberry season—
must all good things
end this way

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

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“Zambian miners kill Chinese supervisor over pay” (read more)

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spectral images
coal miners emerging
from hell

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Poem by Armando H. Corbelle. Read more by this poet.

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“Monsoon picks up pace in North India” (read more)

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monsoon
she wraps her jacket
around a loaf of bread

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet. First published in the Taj Mahal Review (Vol. 11, No. 1, 2012).

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Vol. 1 No. 36: Stella Pierides, Sandip Sital Chauhan, Manu Kant, Aditya Bahl, Armando H. Corbelle

Monday, September 17th, 2012

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“Only Two Cosmic Disasters Are Certain” (read more)

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sunset
the water-lily
still warm

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Why I Left India (Again)” (read more)

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migrating birds…
a grain of wheat clings
to my suitcase

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“General lives on in Russian consciousness” (read more)

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in my father’s library
a complete set of Stalin’s works—
summer rains

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Chhattisgarh encounter genuine, says Chidambaram” (read more)

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morning clouds…
he pulls a shroud over
her dead body

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Burning-monk photographer Malcolm Browne dies” (read more)

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saffron robe
saffron too
the flames

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Poem by Armando H. Corbelle. Read more by this poet.

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Vol 1 No. 50: Paul Smith, Robert Moyer, Claire Everett, Aditya Bahl, Angie Werren

Monday, December 17th, 2012

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“Lack of Safe Drinking Water Kills Over 3,000 Liberians Annually” (read more)

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trailing my hand
through the water
for a moment
more river
than man

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Poem by Paul Smith. Read more by this poet. Previously published in Blithe Spirit (V21, N4).

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“When the Ants Went Marching, the Cameras Started Rolling” (read more)

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squirrel…
the ants match in
the ants march out

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Farnley Tyas ash dieback saplings destroyed at nursery” (read more)

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soot
on the billy can…
ash tree wind

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Rioters torch 12 Buddhist temples in Bangladesh” (read more)

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set on fire…
Buddha continues
to bless

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Gun laws not necessarily solution to gun violence: Canadian lawyer” (read more)

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a hawk screams sediment in my tea

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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