Posts Tagged ‘Children’

“Illegal Miners Target Children” (Sara P. Dias)

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

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kids play hide
and seek at gunpoint
precious gold

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Headlines:

“Illegal Miners Target Children” (Times Live)

“South Africa Vows to Clamp Down on Illegal Miners” (Reuters)

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Poem by Sara P. Dias (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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rushing for the train
. . . usually I’d take care
to avoid a snail

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Headlines:

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Telegraph UK)

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

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“The new face of slavery in the US heartland” (Laurence Stacey)

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

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………………..sex for sale
………………..in the heartland too—
………………..hazy moon

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Headlines:

“The new face of slavery in the US heartland” (Taipei Times)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Strain of Military Service Meets Resolve” (Bill Kenney)

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

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redeployed—
his children tell him
they’ll be fine

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Headlines:

“Strain of Military Service Meets Resolve” (New York Times)

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

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“Infants Recognize Voices, Emotions By 7 Months” (Laurence Stacey)

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

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first star
the infant’s grip
tightens

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Headlines:

“Infants Recognize Voices, Emotions By 7 Months” (NPR)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Facebook: Should parents ‘friend’ their children?” (Claire Everett)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

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winter drizzle
all the words you never say
I can’t shake off

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Headlines:

“Facebook: Should parents ‘friend’ their children?” (BBC)

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

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Vol. 2 No. 17: Karma Tenzing Wangchuck, Stella Pierdes, Michael Henry Lee

Monday, May 13th, 2013

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“Food banks: ‘It’s immoral but we have to support people’” (read more)

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Food Bank—
the wall we lean against
worn smooth

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Poem by Karma Tenzing Wangchuck. Read more by this poet.

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“Impact of War on Children and Imperative to End War” (read more)

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spit polishing
her scuffed shoes—
war child

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Silverback gorilla Quito, 31, dies at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens” (read more)

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late winter frost
i do the talking
for both of us

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

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