Posts Tagged ‘Chen-ou Liu’

“Giant Penis Sparks Bizarre Media War” (Chen-ou Liu)

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

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my little brother
stands at full attention
for the first time
these left wing poems
in the spotlight

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Headlines:

“Berlin’s History Res-Erected: Giant Penis Sparks Bizarre Media War” (Der Spiegel)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech Notes Irony Of Award During Wartime” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, January 8th, 2010

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a dove perches
on the stone lion’s head…
winter sun

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Headlines:

“Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech Notes Irony Of Award During Wartime” (Huffington Post)

“Obama’s War and Peace: How the president accepted the Nobel while sending more troops to fight in Afghanistan” (Slate)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Four Sides to Every Story” (Chen-ou Liu)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

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Copenhagen
walled in on all four sides:
batons and mics

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Headlines:

“Four Sides to Every Story” (New York Times)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Gazans despair year after war” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

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Gaza…
crying old tears
at new funerals

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Headlines:

“Gazans despair year after war” (Toronto Star)

“Israel kills 6 Palestinians in one of deadliest days since Gaza war” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Toronto’s New Year’s Baby has arrived” (Chen-ou Liu)

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

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blue moon–
from the maternity ward
first cries of the year

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Headlines:

“Toronto’s New Year’s Baby has arrived” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Canadian Arctic ice outpacing global melt average” (Chen-ou Liu)

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

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winter sun…
a polar bear
drifts off

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Headlines:

“Canadian Arctic ice outpacing global melt average” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Great Evolutionist Bares His Own Soul” (Chen-ou Liu)

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

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evolution:
the child is the father of the man…
I ponder

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Headlines:

“The Great Evolutionist Bares His Own Soul” (New York Times)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Grave-digging scientists to tackle Mona Lisa mystery” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, March 5th, 2010

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hydrangea
when thinking of
Mona Lisa’s smile

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Headlines:

“Grave-digging scientists to tackle Mona Lisa mystery” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Making of a Euromess” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

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a few rusty euros
dropped into the begging bowl…
ice moon

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Headlines:

“The Making of a Euromess” (New York Times)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“U.S. professor gave no hint of violence, say friends” (Chen-ou Liu)

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

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under the microscope
he can’t find any violent cells…
a blood spattered wall

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Headlines:

“U.S. professor gave no hint of violence, say friends” (Toronto Star)

“Professor Said to Be Charged After 3 Are Killed in Alabama” (New York Times)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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