Posts Tagged ‘Elderly Haiku’

“Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure” (James Tipton)

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

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………………..fiftieth reunion
………………..everyone still alive
………………..shows up

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Headlines:

“Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure” (New York Times)

“A Newly Frugal Generation Revives Discount Dining” (Herald Tribune)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). This poem was first published in Haiku Page (Spring, 2008). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (Zofia Barisas)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

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his pleading eyes
the nurse’s
averted face

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Headlines:

“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (The Guardian)

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Poem by Zofia Barisas (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 2: Jimmy The Peach, Robert Moyer, Dick Whyte, Chen-ou Liu, Neal Whitman

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

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“Martin Luther King Jr.: 8 peaceful protests that bolstered civil rights” (The Christian Science Monitor)

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on the bus
…….not sitting down
………………to make a stand

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach. Read more by this poet.

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“Lifelines For People with Hearing Loss” (NY Times)

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someone she can’t see
says something she can’t hear
90th birthday

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Welfare reform has us terrified’ – families facing the worst speak out” (The Guardian)

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welfare reform
another night without
the moon

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“The Greater Toronto Area’s warm winter puts wildlife, nature at risk” (Toronto Star)

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no white Christmas…
Global Warming For Dummies
at 50% off

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

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“The Surprise of a Winter Radish” (Washington Post)

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winter radish
straight from the ground
Issa knew long ago

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Poem by Neal Whitman. Read more by this poet.

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