Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimers Haiku’

“Alzheimer’s took away my parents, says son who cares for both of them” (Jack Galmitz)

Monday, August 9th, 2010

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spring—
my mother becomes
a child again

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Headlines:

“Alzheimer’s took away my parents, says son who cares for both of them” (This Is Lincolnshire)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Drug Trials Test Bold Plan to Slow Alzheimer’s” (Bill Kenney)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

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Alzheimer’s—
a dragonfly
goes and comes

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Headlines:

“Drug Trials Test Bold Plan to Slow Alzheimer’s” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Drug Failure Casts Doubt on Tactic in Alzheimer Battle” (Bill Kenney)

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

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my friend’s Alzheimer’s…
together we watch the flight
of a dragonfly

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Headlines:

“Drug Failure Casts Doubt on Tactic in Alzheimer Battle” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Age of Alzheimers” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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a bite of egg
between the plate and his lips
forgotten

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Headlines:

“The Age of Alzheimer’s” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Alzheimer’s: Is America Ready?” (• • •)

Friday, December 17th, 2010

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ice on the pond
you forget my name
again

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Headlines:

“Alzheimer’s and the ‘Silver Tsunami’: Is America Ready?” (CBS News)

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Poem by • • • (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Would you really want to know you’d get Alzheimer’s?” (Claire Everett)

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

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remember that day?
we folded down a corner
of sunset

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Headlines:

“Would you really want to know you’d get Alzheimer’s?” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 5: Jack Galmitz, John McManus, Robert Moyer, Bill Kenney, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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“Army is reviewing Madigan’s reversal of PTSD diagnoses” (Seattle Times)

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turning away
the soldier’s face
deformed

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Homeless people ‘excluded’ from European rights” (The Parliament)

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homeless shelter—
losing count of the cracks
in the ceiling

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Poem by John McManus. Read more by this poet.

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“For Valentine’s Day, Venus and Jupiter snuggle up together” (Washington Post)

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Valentine’s Day
Venus and Jupiter
get cozy

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“Path is found for the spread of Alzheimer’s” (New York Times)

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from plate to mouth
the food on his fork
forgotten

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Petty Toronto politics mustn’t sink chance to do something great with the waterfront” (Global and Mail)

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young tourists
strolling along Queen’s Quay
in spring sunlight
a Chinese man plays
The Song of Nostalgia

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

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