Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Haiku’

“Gay marriage critics really fear shift of power” (Dick Whyte)

Friday, January 29th, 2010

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………………..gay rights
………………..immortalised in stone—
………………..snow falls

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Headlines:

“Americans’ Role Seen in Uganda Anti-Gay Push” (New York Times)

“Defense Set to Press Gay-Marriage Case” (Wall Street Journal)

“Recap of Day 9 of the Prop 8 Gay Marriage Trial” (Gayopolis)

“Gay marriage critics really fear shift of power” (The Star)

“How San Diego mayor shifted on gay marriage” (San Francisco Chronicle)

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

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“US: Most Rape Kits Never Tested in Illinois” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, September 6th, 2010

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day after day
she waits for the call
that never comes

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Headlines:

“US: Most Rape Kits Never Tested in Illinois” (Human Rights Watch)

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

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