Posts Tagged ‘Election Poem’

“British Parties Jockey to Form Governing Alliance” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

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politicians
blah blah blah…
snowflakes

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Headlines:

“British Parties Jockey to Form Governing Alliance” (New York Times)

“An Uncertain and Difficult Road Ahead in London” (New York Times)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“British conservatives gain seats in election, but not majority” (Neal Whitman)

Friday, June 25th, 2010

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wrong side…
the hanging tomato plant
ripens

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Headlines:

“British conservatives gain seats in election, but not majority” (McClatchy)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 14: Vijeta Pai, Aditya Bahl, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, April 16th, 2012

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“Trade unions strike: Banking, transport hit across India” (read more)

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Trade union strike
the bus conductor
looking for change

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: country remembers tragedy one year on” (read more)

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shore side—
the waves keep
returning

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Bob Hawke receives top Japanese honour” (read more)

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beer sculling—
east or west it’s the same
hazy moon

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan marks earthquake anniversary” (read more)

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cherry blossom rain
the land of the rising sun
stands still

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Moscow’s winter of dissent faces reality of Putin’s win” (read more)

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the winner
not by popular vote . . .
Russian winter

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 43: Laurence Stacey, Paul David Mena, Jimmy The Peach, Janet Lynn Davis, Stella Pierides

Monday, November 5th, 2012

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“The Election Is Tomorrow, and Americans Still Don’t Understand Obamacare” (read more)

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her illness
beyond our care
winter birds

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“The Permanent Militarization of America” (read more)

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fresh snow
my Marine son signs up
for another four years

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Poem by Paul David Mena. Read more by this poet.

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“No rest for the wicked” (read more)

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may day
every poem is
political

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

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“Colleges offer veterans classes to ease transition” (read more)

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my eyes scan
the wall of heroes
at Walmart—
why should I expect
to understand bravery?

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis. Read more by this poet.

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“Teen spirit: What’s it really like to be a teenager?” (read more)

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eating rhubarb
faster than it grows
young love

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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