Posts Tagged ‘Civil Rights’

Vol. 1 No. 2: Jimmy The Peach, Robert Moyer, Dick Whyte, Chen-ou Liu, Neal Whitman

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

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“Martin Luther King Jr.: 8 peaceful protests that bolstered civil rights” (The Christian Science Monitor)

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on the bus
…….not sitting down
………………to make a stand

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach. Read more by this poet.

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“Lifelines For People with Hearing Loss” (NY Times)

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someone she can’t see
says something she can’t hear
90th birthday

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Welfare reform has us terrified’ – families facing the worst speak out” (The Guardian)

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welfare reform
another night without
the moon

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“The Greater Toronto Area’s warm winter puts wildlife, nature at risk” (Toronto Star)

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no white Christmas…
Global Warming For Dummies
at 50% off

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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“The Surprise of a Winter Radish” (Washington Post)

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winter radish
straight from the ground
Issa knew long ago

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Poem by Neal Whitman. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 22: Vijeta Pai, Rita Odeh, Laryalee Fraser, Laurence Stacey

Monday, June 11th, 2012

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“Moon comes closest to Earth” (read more)

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full moon
feasting
on a lone riceball

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Jordan censures damage to Palestine education by Israel” (read more)

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the cactus
in full bloom…
co-existence

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Quebec passes ‘emergency bill’ on student protests” (read more)

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first violets—
somewhere a river
keeps rising

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Civil rights groups join battle over Florida vote purge” (read more)

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election day
choosing the devil
I know

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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