Posts Tagged ‘Education’

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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rushing for the train
. . . usually I’d take care
to avoid a snail

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Headlines:

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Telegraph UK)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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………………..early autumn
………………..a pumpkin patch
………………..newly ripe
………………..I dream of seeing tanka
………………..in the schoolbooks

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Headlines:

“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Daily Record)

“Young Students Take to Poetry Slam” (News Leader)

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

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“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (Claire Everett)

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

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clutching at the hope
that one day I will
get through to you…
the warm trickle of blood
from the stone in my hand

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Headlines:

“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 31: Carla Shepard Sims, Michael Goglia, Chen-ou Liu, Minal Sarosh, Dick Whyte

Monday, August 13th, 2012

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“Decatur Police ask for information in missing teen case” (read more)

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news of a missing child
fish bubbles
ripple to the lake’s surface

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Poem by Carla Shepard Sims. Read more by this poet.

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“Less educated people have lower life expectancy” (read more)

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we are here
only for a short time:
wisteria

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Poem by Michael Goglia. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Liz & Dick’: Lindsay Lohan is One Classy Liz Taylor” (read more)

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murmuring
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
spring snowfall

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

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“Unmindful of draught situation, Bangalore allows water down the drain” (read more)

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cracked riverbed…
this dry eyed river
has wept enough

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Poem by Minal Sarosh. Read more by this poet.

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“Olympic Workers Living in ‘Prison-Like Slums’” (read more)

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medal count…
the cleaners come last
in every event

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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