Posts Tagged ‘Christmas Poem’

“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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“Grinch axes teen’s carols” (Judy Schattner)

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

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first sign—
while drying the dishes
he hums a carol

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Headlines:

“Grinch axes teen’s carols” (Stuff)

“Ladies of the Lily continue annual caroling tradition in honor of their recently deceased leader” (The Villages Daily Sun)

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Poem by Judy Schattner (see poet biographies).

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“Bird species count plummets” (James Tipton)

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

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………………..Christmas morning
………………..the old cat
………………..waits by the bird feeder

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Headlines:

“Christmas bird count Sunday” (Teton Valley News)

“Popular prairie songbird joins endangered list” (Vancouver Sun)

“Bird species count plummets” (San Francisco Examiner)

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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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“Tree in shape of giant Christmas pudding unveiled” (Judy Schattner)

Monday, January 4th, 2010

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opening gifts…
a sprig of red berries
in the brown field

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Headlines:

“Tree in shape of giant Christmas pudding unveiled” (UK Telegraph)

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Poem by Judy Schattner (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too” (Robert Moyer)

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

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Christmas dinner
after all the voices
silence

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Headlines:

“Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too” (New York Times)

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

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“Kids write Santa this year for basic needs instead of toys” (Dick Whyte)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

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Christmas layoffs
she asks
the storefront Santa
for her mother’s
job back

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Headlines:

“Kids write Santa this year for basic needs instead of toys” (USA Today)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“After a long time out of work, his Christmas list is short: a job” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

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out of work
he eats Christmas dinner
from a can

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Headlines:

“After a long time out of work, his Christmas list is short: a job” (MPR News)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Second Christmas Day shooting investigated” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 24th, 2011

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Silent Night
interrupted by popping sounds…
blood on the snowman

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Headlines:

“Second Christmas Day shooting investigated” (Toronto Star)

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

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