Posts Tagged ‘Flood’

“Heaviest rains in 80 years kill 31 in Turkey” (Denis M. Garrison)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

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Istanbul weeps—
its roads are rivers now
and still it rains

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Headlines:

“Heaviest Rains in 80 Years Kill 31 in Turkey” (Yahoo News)

“31 Dead as Record Floods Deluge Istanbul” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Denis M. Garrison (see poet biographies). See more by this poet.

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“Philippines Battles Flood Chaos” (Liam Wilkinson)

Monday, October 5th, 2009

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………………..chaotic waters—
………………..while the Philippines flood
………………..we inspect
………………..a dead shark
………………..on our English shore

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Headlines:

“Philippines Battles Flood Chaos” (BBC News)

“Thresher Shark Found On Beach” (BBC News)

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This poem was submitted by Liam Wilkinson (see poet biographies).

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“Philippines Assesses Typhoon’s Damage” (Denis M. Garrison)

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

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mountain town in flood—
from every window
a waterfall

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Headlines:

“Philippines Assesses Typhoon’s Damage” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Denis M. Garrison (see poet biographies). See more by this poet.

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“In Pictures: Philippines Typhoon” (Michelle V. Alkerton)

Monday, October 19th, 2009

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despair floods
through the image gallery
Manila typhoon

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Headlines:

“In Pictures: Philippines Typhoon” (BBC News)

“Typhoon Batters Philippines: Nearly 60 Killed” (Reuters)

“Philippines Typhoon Death Toll to Rise” (UPI)

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Poem by Michelle V. Alkerton (see poet biographies). Haiku News would like to extend its deepest sympathies to those affected by the typhoon. Read more by this poet.

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“Flood devastation in Pakistan ‘overwhelming,’ head of Toronto charity says” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, October 1st, 2010

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harvest moon…
flood survivors crowd
a tent camp

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Headlines:

“Flood devastation in Pakistan ‘overwhelming,’ head of Toronto charity says” (Toronto Star)

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

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