Posts Tagged ‘Christmas News’

“Holiday Jobs Draw on Spirit, and Need” (Neal Whitman)

Monday, December 21st, 2009

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extended hours for
Salvation Army bell ringers
winter solstice

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Headlines:

“Holiday Jobs Draw on Spirit, and Need” (New York Times)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Swedes send 76 million Christmas text messages” (James Tipton)

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

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………………..Christmas morning
………………..everybody
………………..text messaging

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Headlines:

“Txt msgs 2 soar at Xmas” (Sydney Morning Herald)

“Swedes send 76 million Christmas text messages” (The Local)

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This poem was submitted by James Tipton (see poet biographies).

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“Christmas in Mexico” (James Tipton)

Monday, December 28th, 2009

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………………..crisis in the Middle East
………………..but in this Mexican village
………………..nine days of Christmas

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Headlines:

“Christmas in Mexico” (Douglas Dispatch)

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This poem was submitted by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Turkey Seeks Return of Santa Claus’ Bones” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

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………………..Christmas eve
………………..the storefront Santa
………………..double-parked

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Headlines:

“Turkey seeks return of Santa Claus’ bones” (BBC News)

“India sand Santa sculptures spread green message” (BBC News)

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

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