Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

“A 35,000 Year Old Queen Caused a Rift Between Germany and Egypt” (Terry O’Connor)

Friday, November 6th, 2009

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twilight…
an egret’s silhouette
between worlds

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Headlines:

“A 35,000 Year Old Queen Caused a Rift Between Germany and Egypt” (NY Times)

“Egypt and Germany Fight over Nefertiti” (Spiegel International)

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

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“Germany still divided, says Merkel” (Barbara A. Taylor)

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

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letting it fall…
the dominoes of freedom
twenty years on

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Headlines:

“Germany still divided, says Merkel” (Sydney Morning Herald)

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Poem by Barbara A. Taylor (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Day Berlin Was Divided: Kennedy Surprised by ‘Such Strong American Outrage to the Wall’” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, November 16th, 2009

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Berlin 1961—
walls within walls
within walls?

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Headlines:

“The Day Berlin Was Divided: Kennedy Surprised by ‘Such Strong American Outrage to the Wall’” (Der Spiegel)

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

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“An Ethical Question: Does a Nazi Deserve a Place Among Philosophers?” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

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………………..heavy rain…
………………..I read Heidegger’s essay
………………..about nothing

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Headlines:

“An Ethical Question: Does a Nazi Deserve a Place Among Philosophers?” (NY Times)

“Cast Heidegger Out?” (NY Times)

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

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“Turkey’s Erdogan Says Minaret Ban is Sign of Fascism” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, December 7th, 2009

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turquoise minarets rising to the western sky

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Headlines:

“Swiss Minaret Ban Reflects Fear of Islam, Not Real Problems” (Der Spiegel)

“Germany Would Also Have Voted to Ban Minarets” (Der Spiegel)

“Turkey’s Erdogan Says Minaret Ban is Sign of Fascism” (Der Spiegel)

“UN calls Swiss minaret ban discriminatory” (Toronto Star)

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

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