Posts Tagged ‘Haiku’

“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

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………………..haiku
………………..in the news
………………..again
………………..scattering seeds for
………………..next years harvest

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Headlines:

“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Guardian)

“Wilco Launches Haiku Contest” (Paste Magazine)

“Can Haiku Help the Economy?” (MSN News)

“Consumers find Zen in recession through haiku” (Miami Herald)

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

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“A Sultry World Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star” (Neal Whitman)

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

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hot springs
white robes left on the bench
cold moon

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Headlines:

“A Sultry World Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star” (New York Times)

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

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“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Neal Whitman)

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

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a Volkswagen bus
towed from the church parking lot
“Thou shalt not park”

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Headlines:

“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Celebrifi)

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

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“Wimbledon poet Matt tells all from his unique view” (James Tipton)

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

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that last haiku
needed less cherry blossoms
and more sweat

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Headlines:

“Wimbledon poet Matt tells all from his unique view” (This Is South Devon)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 1: Dick Whyte, Laurence Stacey

Monday, January 16th, 2012

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“Youth pay rates could be re-introduced” (3News)

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sun rise the minimum wage falls

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Britain is in a double-dip recession, warns top economists” (The Telegraph)

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deep recession
I add more spice
to the ramen

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 14: Jenny Ward Angyal, Manu Kant, Robert D. Wilson, Johnny Baranski

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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“Endangered Sumatran tiger dies at Indonesia’s largest zoo” (read more)

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caged tigers
marking territory—
they too
believe the world
belongs to them

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Atlas Poetica 11 (March 2012).

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“Train cleaners vote for strike action on day of England and Wales rugby clash” (read more)

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sweepers cleaning
day in, day out
I am reminded of Sisyphus

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“A Veteran’s Assessment of the Iraq War” (read more)

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morning walk…
i look for snipers
in a world
lit by candles
always burning

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Guantanamo Bay prison ‘must close’ – UN rights chief” (read more)

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icy cold even in summer the walls of the prison

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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