Posts Tagged ‘Bill Waters’

“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Bill Waters)

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

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………………..record Olympic ratings—
………………..viewers go for gold
………………..in the couch-potato

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Headlines:

“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Washington Post)

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

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“Misprint leads to $128.6 million lottery jackpot” (Bill Waters)

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

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………………..lottery ticket error—
………………..his bad luck
………………..pays off

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Headlines:

“Misprint leads to $128.6 million lottery jackpot” (MSNBC)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more Bill Waters on Haiku News.

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“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (Bill Waters)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

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………………..even Barbie
………………..must change careers…
………………..economic slump

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Headlines:

“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (New York Times)

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

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“Postmaster Delivers Bundle of Bad News” (Bill Waters)

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

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………………..Saturday evening…
………………..the flag on the mailbox
………………..still up

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Headlines:

“Postmaster Delivers Bundle of Bad News” (Washington Post)

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

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“Americans Prefer Online News After TV, Report Finds” (Bill Waters)

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

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………………..newspapers in decline . . .
………………..read all about it
………………..online

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Headlines:

“Americans Prefer Online News After TV, Report Finds” (PC World)

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

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“Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Sept. 11 Attacks a ‘Big Lie’” (Bill Waters)

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

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………………..9/11, a hoax?
………………..yet somehow the dead
………………..remain dead

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Headlines:

“Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Sept. 11 Attacks a ‘Big Lie’” (Yahoo News)

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

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“Protesters Picket Insurance Lobby” (Bill Waters)

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

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………………..healthcare reform—
………………..taking better care
………………..of lobbyists?

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Headlines:

“Protesters Picket Insurance Lobby” (New York Times)

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

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“Teaching Kids to Read from the Back of a Burro” (Bill Waters)

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

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………………..books and hope—
………………..the teacher travels
………………..from village to village

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Headlines:

“Teaching Kids to Read from the Back of a Burro” (CNN)

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

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“Hospital Gown Redesigned to Save Patients’ Modesty” (Bill Waters)

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

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………………..hospital gown makeover—
………………..patients’ dignity
………………..covered

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Headlines:

“Hospital Gown Redesigned to Save Patients’ Modesty” (BBC)

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

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“Most US citizens oppose Afghan war” (Bill Waters)

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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“I’ll be the soldier
and you be the terrorist”
two children playing

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Headlines:

“Most US citizens oppose Afghan war” (Press TV)

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

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