Posts Tagged ‘Church’

“Sell Vatican to end hunger, comic says” (Chen-ou Liu)

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

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Church side door—
in a cracked hand
two coins

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Headlines:

“Sell Vatican to end hunger, comic says” (Toronto Star)

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

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“Crisis Over Graveyard Maintenance” (Laurence Stacey)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

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………………..October dusk
………………..the groundskeeper steps
………………..between graves

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Headline:

“Crisis Over Graveyard Maintenance” (BBC News)

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

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“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Neal Whitman)

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

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a Volkswagen bus
towed from the church parking lot
“Thou shalt not park”

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Headlines:

“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Celebrifi)

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

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“Church divided over gay rights: new fears of schism and anguish for archbishop” (James Tipton)

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

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Guadalajara—
a parade of transvestites
led by the Pope!

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Headlines:

“Church divided over gay rights: new fears of schism and anguish for archbishop” (The Guardian)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Equality, a True Soul Food” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

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a homeless man
leans against the sidewall
of a church…
the priest and his elders
argue about God’s will

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Headlines:

“Equality, a True Soul Food” (New York Times)

“Faith in a globalized age by Tony Blair” (Toronto Star)

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

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