Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’

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. 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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