Posts Tagged ‘Family’

“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

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………………..arguing health-care
………………..my father forgets
………………..his blood pressure

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Headlines:

“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Yahoo News)

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

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“Lessons from South Park and Family Guy” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

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………………..winter ends
………………..a new season
………………..of South Park

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Headlines:

“Lessons from South Park and Family Guy” (Journal Courier)

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

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“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

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………………..home
………………..after eight years
………………..in Iraq…
………………..my brother now battles
………………..bill collectors

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Headlines:

“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (McClatchy News)

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

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“Back From The Dead: Man Attends Own Funeral” (Paul Smith)

Monday, November 9th, 2009

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………………..only moments late for his own funeral

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Headlines:

“Back From The Dead: Man Attends Own Funeral” (Yahoo News; Sky News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Surprisingly, Family Time Has Grown” (Robert Moyer)

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

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retired
watching OPRAH with my son
unemployed

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Headlines:

“Surprisingly, Family Time Has Grown” (New York Times)

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

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