Posts Tagged ‘Health Care’

“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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“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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………………..a few rowdy geese
………………..heading south
………………..I mute
………………..the latest argument
………………..over health care

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Headlines:

“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Yahoo News)

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

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“Demonstrators Attack Obama’s ‘Socialist’ Reforms” (Dick Whyte)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

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………………..ask the wind
………………..and the moon
………………..when did
………………..caring for others
………………..become socialism?

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Headlines:

“Demonstrators Attack Obama’s ‘Socialist’ Reforms” (The Age)

“Healthcare Reform Promotes a Better America, Not Socialism” (Tennessee Journalist)

“Universal Health Care is a Moral Choice” (Newsweek)

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

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“Lines Drawn as Senate Panel Begins Debating Health Bill” (Ed Baker)

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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searching the stars
for intelligent life
so little of it here

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Headlines:

“Lines Drawn as Senate Panel Begins Debating Health Bill” (Washington Post)

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Poem by Ed Baker (see poet biographies).

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“Americans Seeing Health Care Package More Negatively as Deadline Nears” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, January 11th, 2010

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late night rest home
mom’s pain medication
two hours late

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Headlines:

“Americans Seeing Health Care Package More Negatively as Deadline Nears” (Politics Daily)

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

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“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (Zofia Barisas)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

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his pleading eyes
the nurse’s
averted face

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Headlines:

“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (The Guardian)

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Poem by Zofia Barisas (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Perceptions: Doctors, Patients and a Clash of Priorities” (Robert Moyer)

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

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post-surgery
a question bounces off
the doctor’s back

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Headlines:

“Perceptions: Doctors, Patients and a Clash of Priorities” (New York Times)

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

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“Protesters Picket Insurance Lobby” (Bill Waters)

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

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………………..healthcare reform—
………………..taking better care
………………..of lobbyists?

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Headlines:

“Protesters Picket Insurance Lobby” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Claim: Green Tea Can Help Lower Blood Pressure” (Robert Moyer)

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

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fish eyes bubble
in the boiling water
evening tea

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Headlines:

“The Claim: Green Tea Can Help Lower Blood Pressure” (New York Times)

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

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“D.C. Judge Becomes 3rd to Back Health Care Reform” (Bill Waters)

Friday, February 25th, 2011

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sickbed . . .
in the hallway
a sunbeam

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Headlines:

“D.C. Judge Becomes 3rd to Back Health Care Reform” (Courthouse News)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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