Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

“Young Girl Killed Brutally in Iran” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

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………………..her father’s voice
………………..between each gunshot
………………..silence
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Headlines:

“Neda: Young Girl Brutally Killed in Iran” (New York Daily News)

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

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“Iran Commerce Minister to be Named for Oil Post” (Laurence Stacey)

Monday, August 31st, 2009

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………………..wet newspaper
………………..Iran bleeds
………………..into commerce

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Headlines:

“Iran Commerce Minister to be Named for Oil Post” (Reuters)

“Iran MP Sees Parliament Backing for Oil Minister Nominee” (Iran Quest)

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

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“U.N. questions if Iran has other nuclear sites” (Paul Smith)

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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………………..first site inspection
………………..uncovering more cause
………………..for insecurity

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Headlines:

“U.N. questions if Iran has other nuclear sites” (Washington Post)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Sept. 11 Attacks a ‘Big Lie’” (Bill Waters)

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

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………………..9/11, a hoax?
………………..yet somehow the dead
………………..remain dead

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Headlines:

“Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Sept. 11 Attacks a ‘Big Lie’” (Yahoo News)

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

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Vol. 1 No. 46: Claire Everett, Manu Kant, Guy Shaked, Robert Moyer, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, November 26th, 2012

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“Pakistan acid attack parents ‘feared dishonour’” (read more)

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softly . . .
through almond blossoms
acid rain

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“US drought feeds wildfires, crop failures” (read more)

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severe drought—
even the sky
has cracks

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Italy rescuers search for dozens feared missing from migrant boat” (read more)

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no miracle here—
poverty stricken migrants
walk on water

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Poem by Guy Shaked. Read  more by this poet.

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“The Permanent Militarization of America” (read more)

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two ten-year-olds
blast away the bad guys
Xbox play date

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Weekly Standard: Is Iran A Rational Actor?” (read more)

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family night
in the mountains
our picnic
beyond control
of the government

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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