Posts Tagged ‘Diane Mayr’

“For Top Bonuses on Wall Street, 7 Figures or 8?” (Diane Mayr)

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

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soup kitchen…
the girl walks figure 8s around
her father’s legs

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Headlines:

“For Top Bonuses on Wall Street, 7 Figures or 8?” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“For God’s sake, blog!, pope tells priests” (Diane Mayr)

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

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sunday morning
she checks out the priest’s
facebook page

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Headlines:

“For God’s sake, blog!, pope tells priests” (Reuters)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Goodbye swine flu! Epidemic seems to be over” (Diane Mayr)

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

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breakfast cafe
he goes back
to ordering bacon

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Headlines:

“Goodbye swine flu! Epidemic seems to be over” (MSNBC)

“US Swine Flu Epidemic Shows Signs of Being Over” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Barbie’s Next Career? Computer Engineer” (Diane Mayr)

Monday, March 8th, 2010

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another pair of
Barbie’s high heels
to lose

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Headlines:

“Barbie’s Next Career? Computer Engineer” (New York Times)

“Barbie adds computer engineer, news anchor to resume” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The New Poor: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs” (Diane Mayr)

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

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final relief check—
the click of her rosary
grows louder

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Headlines:

“The New Poor: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Lone, lovelorn wolverine baffles scientists” (Diane Mayr)

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

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spring again
the scent of detritus
. . . and nothing else

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Headlines:

“Lone, lovelorn wolverine baffles scientists” (San Francisco Gate)

“Lone wolverine appears where others not seen for 90 years” (Scripps News)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Hurting U.S. Efforts to Win Minds, Taliban Disrupt Pay” (Diane Mayr)

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

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their women
sew the Taliban’s pockets
wide and deep

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Headlines:

“Hurting U.S. Efforts to Win Minds, Taliban Disrupt Pay” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Sick as a parrot — drunk birds falling out of Australian sky” (Diane Mayr)

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

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too hungover
to comprehend his father
“you’re grounded!”

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Headlines:

“Sick as a parrot — drunk birds falling out of Australian sky” (Asylum News)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Has the elixir of youth come of age? Scientists claim that by 2012 they will have developed drugs that delay the ageing process” (Diane Mayr)

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

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before he arrives
she applies lipstick and blush
…doctor’s rounds

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Headlines:

“Has the elixir of youth come of age? Scientists claim that by 2012 they will have developed drugs that delay the ageing process” (The Independent)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Navy Bans Tobacco Use on Its Submarine Fleet” (Diane Mayr)

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

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next port
sailors stock up
on lifesavers

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Headlines:

“Navy Bans Tobacco Use on Its Submarine Fleet” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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