Posts Tagged ‘Global Warming Haiku’

“Four Sides to Every Story” (Chen-ou Liu)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

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Copenhagen
walled in on all four sides:
batons and mics

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Headlines:

“Four Sides to Every Story” (New York Times)

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

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“Warming Will Exacerbate Global Water Conflicts” (Robert Moyer)

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

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legislator
speaks against global warming
wiping his brow

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Headlines:

“Warming Will Exacerbate Global Water Conflicts” (Washington Post)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (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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Vol. 1 No. 30: Stella Pierdes, Ernesto P. Santiago, Vijeta Pai, S.M. Abeles, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, August 6th, 2012

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“Mexicans Pay in Blood for America’s War on Drugs” (read more)

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tasting metal
the cup fills with news
of war

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Heatwaves ‘proof of global warming’” (read more)

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global warming
my Armani wallet
starts to crack

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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago. Read more by this poet.

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“Monsoon rains to hit Kerala in two days” (read more)

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memories of the last monsoon
washed away
again, it rains

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Fast Food Linked to Depression” (read more)

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burger joint
her loneliness
drenched in salt

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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“See India’s ‘Supermoon’ at 9pm tonight” (read more)

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super moon—
the girls busy playing
basketball

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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