Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

..

..

………………..spring morning…
………………..expecting the news
………………..I get poetry

..

..

..

Headlines:

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Jewish Daily Ford) Many thanks to Dylan Horrocks for recommending this article to me.

..

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

..

..

“Gazans despair year after war” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

..

..

Gaza…
crying old tears
at new funerals

..

..

..

Headlines:

“Gazans despair year after war” (Toronto Star)

“Israel kills 6 Palestinians in one of deadliest days since Gaza war” (Toronto Star)

..

Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

..

..

“Israel Plans Homes in East Jerusalem” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 25th, 2010

..

..

………………..East Jerusalem
………………..home sweet home
………………..on the stereo…

..

..

..

Headlines:

“Israel Plans Homes in East Jerusalem” (New York Times)

“Israel plans new homes in Jerusalem” (The Star)

..

Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

..

..

Vol. 2 No. 6: Paula Moore, William Hart, Claire Everett, Robert Moyer, Sergio Oritz

Monday, February 4th, 2013

..

..

“Violence Against Women Act Still in Limbo in House” (read more)

..

..

dead of night  again  the elephant’s dream

..

..

Poem by Paula Moore. Read more by this poet.

..

..

..

“Israeli and Palestinian textbooks omit borders” (read more)

..

..

bitter persimmons
the milk and honey
of the Gazans

..

..

Poem by William Hart. Read more by this poet.

..

..

..

“Nasa Space Probes Crash Into Surface Of Moon” (read more)

..

..

ebb tide…
even with moondust
in his cleats

..

..

Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

..

..

..

“Live As Long As An Olympian” (read more)

..

..

91 years old
she calls to complain
no one calls

..

..

Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

..

..

..

“Death and the American Ambassador: What Happened in Benghazi” (read more)

..

..

Benghazi at dawn
recalling
a peaceful dream
the wind howls
on my doorstep

..

..

Poem by Sergio Oritz. Read more by this poet.

..

..

Vol. 3 No. 12: Elmedin Kadric & Johnny Baranski

Monday, September 8th, 2014

..

..

“Israel launches Gaza ground invasion” (read more)

..

..

ground invasion
the wildflower
unmoved

..

..

Poem by Elmedin Kadric. Read more by this poet.

..

..

..

“This is what I saw: Hiroshima survivor recounts ‘hell on Earth’ sixty-nine years later” (read more)

..

..

mushroom cloud
my thoughts never far
from Hiroshima

..

..

Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

..

..