Posts Tagged ‘Current Events Poetry’

“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

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………………..eating
………………..a McDonald’s happy meal
………………..in Tiananmen Square
………………..so many students
………………..were killed

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Headlines:

“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (New York Times)

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This poem was submitted by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

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“Snow invades the Deep South with Houston recording its earliest snow ever!” (Janet Lynn Davis)

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

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after the snow
a large-winged seagull
fills the sky

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Headlines:

“Snow invades the Deep South with Houston recording its earliest snow ever!” (Examiner)

“Snow falling on Houston area as arctic air approaches” (KVUE)

“Snow blankets Houston area” (WFAA News)

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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