Posts Tagged ‘Economy Haiku’

“East Providence warns of layoffs for janitors, firefighters” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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………………..pending layoffs
………………..the janitor vacuums
………………..a second time

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Headlines:

“East Providence warns of layoffs for janitors, firefighters” (Providence Journal)

“Year in review: Unemployment rises, economy declines” (Cullman Times)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor 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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“The debt mindset: Why do some people overspend with credit cards?” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

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card declined…
she pretends not to need
the milk

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Headlines:

“The debt mindset: Why do some people overspend with credit cards?” (Herald Net)

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

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“Debt consolidation scams making bad credit worse” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

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overwhelmed
with past due bills
I steal
another moment
for this tanka

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Headlines:

“Debt consolidation scams making bad credit worse” (9 News)

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

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