Posts Tagged ‘Alan Summers’

Vol. 1 No. 35: Alan Summers, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Jimmy the Peach

Monday, September 10th, 2012

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“‘Ame no Namae’: New words for monster rains” (read more)

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the names of rain
a blackbird’s subsong
into dusk

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“419 scam uses Pravin Gordhan’s name” (read more)

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CONGRATULATIONS
you’ve won $5,000,000.00USD:
I count the zeros

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria’s Assad urges army to step up fight; UN says regime using warplanes” (read more)

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Damascus sky
a chandelier glitters
in the debris

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

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“Mars Rover’s “Crazy” Landing, Step by Step” (read more)

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beyond the horizon
a migratory bird
busy in nesting

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

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“Goose Migration Marks Seasonal Changes” (read more)

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geese are gone…
a different kind of silence
from the pond

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 38: Paul David Mena, Johnny Baranski, Robert D. Wilson, Michael Henry Lee, Alan Summers

Monday, October 1st, 2012

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“Palestine and the Syrian ‘Baath’ revolution” (read more)

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cactus flower—
crossing the river
with two names

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

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“Inventors Joel Spira and Ruth Rodale Spira bring Asian pears to Pennsylvania” (read more)

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long before I came
long after I leave
blossoming pear

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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“Viral infection hits Himalayan blue sheep in wild” (read more)

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marmot . . .
the trees you dream
have no leaves

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Texas judge plans for ‘civil war’ if Obama re-elected” (read more)

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…………..election year—
an early snow falls
……..on the haves and have nots

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

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“The wedding dress and shoes of tragic bride who fell from rocks and drowned during photo-shoot” (read more)

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rain on the river?
when does white become
its darkest colour

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 41: Alan Summers, Nu Quang, Rita Odeh, Chen-ou Liu, Brett Peruzzi

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

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“Zombie Debt: A Real-Life Horror Story” (read more)

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zombie debt?
the practised slice
of a breadknife

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“High-cost home puts mentally ill client in shelter” (read more)

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last rays…
too soft to reach
the dark corners

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Columbia peace talks give hope” (read more)

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peace talk—
the third crow
of a rooster

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Abuse of migrant workers ‘endemic’ in Canada, new study says” (read more)

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eyes closed…
the migrant prays to God
in his adopted tongue

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

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“Late Night Serenade of the Northern Mockingbird” (read more)

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behind the police station
the mockingbird’s
siren song

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Poem by Brett Peruzzi. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 47: Bill Kenney, Sonam Chhoki, Ted van Zutphen, Alan Summers, Laurence Stacey

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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“U.S. election: Harper warns of fallout in Canada from U.S. fiscal crisis” (read more)

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election day
old friends argue
about the weather

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet. This poem was submitted on the day of the American elections, but we have not had space to run it until now.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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‘Compassion,’ he urged
when they blew up monasteries
‘Compassion?’ we ask
as more Tibetans self-immolate
in their occupied land

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Drones: The West’s New Terror Campaign” (read more)

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sunday prayer…
the soaring eagle eyes
another mouse

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

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“Luna Park: still searching for the truth” (read more)

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long grass nights star systems in the Big Dipper

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“A Quiet Campaign of Violence Against American Muslims” (read more)

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Halloween
the children go
as Muslims

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 12: Laurence Stacey, Alan Summers, Dick Whyte, Ramesh Anand

Monday, March 25th, 2013

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“In This Recovery, the Rich Get Richer” (read more)

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within this world
of poverty and murder
a brown bat
licking
her newborn

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Who Owns, Shares, & Protects Your Personal Genetic Data?” (read more)

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wind in the trees
if I could make a deal
with God

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“Immigrants Never Got Something for Nothing” (read more)

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cab ride…
in the old country
she was a doctor

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Speech pathologist engages children in DVD chatter” (read more)

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first talk . . .
my daughter echoes
every sound

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 24: Alan Summers & Bill Kenney

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

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“The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights” (read more)

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political election
my application to be
a) human

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“On Newsstands, Allure of the Film Actress Fades” (read more)

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checking out…
the unfamiliar faces
on magazine covers

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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