Posts Tagged ‘Earthquake’

“6.8 Earthquake Rattles Tonga” (Michael Dylan Welch)

Friday, November 27th, 2009

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………………..after the quake
………………..adding I love you
………………..to a letter

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Headlines:

“6.8 earthquake rattles Tonga” (China View)

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This poem was submitted by Michael Dylan Welch (see poet biographies). First published in Mirrors (Winter, 1990).

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“Haitian envoy: Quake levels most of capital” (Guy Shaked)

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Haiti in mourning
Gauguin’s models and landscapes
replaced by graves

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Headlines:

“Haitian envoy: Quake levels most of capital” (CNN)

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Poem by Guy Shaked (see poet biographies).

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“The Sea, Lifeblood of Chilean Towns, Turns Deadly” (Robert Moyer)

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

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makeshift morgue
she kneels by the body
his hand in hers

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Headlines:

“The Sea, Lifeblood of Chilean Towns, Turns Deadly” (New York Times)

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

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“New Zealand Quake Damage Could Cost $1.4 Billion” (Michael Dylan Welch)

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

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after the quake
the weathervane
pointing to the earth

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Headlines:

“New Zealand Quake Damage Could Cost $1.4 Billion” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Michael Dylan Welch (see poet biographies). See more by this poet. First published in Open Window: Haiku and Photographs by Dylan Welch (Brooks Books, 2000).

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“Plan for rebuilding ‘being ironed out’” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

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earthquake over
the spider rebuilds
its web

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Headlines:

“Plan for rebuilding ‘being ironed out’” (Stuff)

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

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“What we can do to help the Christchurch earthquake stricken?” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

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after the quake
what little they had
gone

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Headlines:

“What we can do to help the Christchurch earthquake stricken?” (Hawke’s Bay Today)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet. Our love and support goes out to all those effected by the earthquake in Christchurch.

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