Posts Tagged ‘Jack Galmitz’

“Plaistow looks to repair clock tower” (Jack Galmitz)

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

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winter’s night…
tinkering with an old clock
that doesn’t work

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Headlines:

“Plaistow looks to repair clock tower” (Eagle Tribune)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Winged migration: Catching the burbling air show in Choteau” (Jack Galmitz)

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

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shaking a paperweight
a flock of geese
between snowfall

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Headlines:

“Winged migration: Catching the burbling air show in Choteau” (Missoula Independent)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Baby stars revealed behind dusty veil” (Jack Galmitz)

Monday, July 19th, 2010

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reading
about distant nebulae—
the room expands

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Headlines:

“Super-sharp Image of Cosmic Concoction Snapped by Hubble” (Scientific Computing)

“Baby stars revealed behind dusty veil” (MSN)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Grieving Widower Dennis Skiggs’ Appeal to Thieves” (Jack Galmitz)

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

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watering house plants—
the recent widower
rises

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Headlines:

“Grieving Widower Dennis Skiggs’ Appeal to Thieves” (Islington Tribune)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Alzheimer’s took away my parents, says son who cares for both of them” (Jack Galmitz)

Monday, August 9th, 2010

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spring—
my mother becomes
a child again

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Headlines:

“Alzheimer’s took away my parents, says son who cares for both of them” (This Is Lincolnshire)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Butterfly effect: Local man follows Monarchs from Maine to Mexico” (Jack Galmitz)

Friday, August 13th, 2010

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Mexican forest—
monarch butterflies
color the sky

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Headlines:

“Butterfly effect: Local man follows Monarchs from Maine to Mexico” (The Forecaster)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Community center next to ground zero challenges first amendment rights” (Jack Galmitz)

Friday, October 15th, 2010

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end of summer—
reading the names of the dead
at Ground Zero

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Headlines:

“Community center next to ground zero challenges first amendment rights” (The Pirates’ Log)

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Poem by Jack Galmitz (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 3: Jack Galmitz, Neal Whitman, Seren Fargo, Michael Henry Lee, Dick Whyte

Monday, January 30th, 2012

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“Foreclosures: America’s hardest hit neighborhoods” (CNN)

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the moon
through the missing window
of the trailer

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Consumed by their passion for rare Chinese teas” (LA Times)

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pu’eh tea
culture of the leaf
darkening

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Poem by Neal Whitman. Read more by this poet.

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“Poverty in America likely to get worse, report finds” (The Guardian)

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food bank line—
striking up a conversation
with my old boss

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Poem by Seren Fargo. Read more by this poet.

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“Democratic Campaign Manager Finds Mutilated Cat on Front Steps” (Arkansas Matters)

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election year
a thousand points of light
from a distant galaxy

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Fishing company’s pay bump outrage” (NZ Herald)

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giving himself
another pay rise
the CEO
schedules
an early lunch

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 4: Jack Galmitz, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Bill Kenney, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, February 6th, 2012

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“Occupy Wall Street: ‘There’s a militant animosity bred by direct action’” (The Guardian)

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snowdrifts…
the morning moon
is a fist

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Challenging Racist Campaign Rhetoric” (Huffington Post)

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policy debate
tomatoes
ripen in the heat

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Football: Hope and sadness for Jeremiah Allison”

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new moon
with or without us
the cereus blooms

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Fresh Doubts about Republican Contest” (NY Times)

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morning after—
experts explain the results
they failed to predict

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“100th Anniversary of Bread and Roses Strike Marked in Massachusetts” (Democracy Now!)

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a thin girl
carries a placard that reads
“We want bread
…and roses too!”
overcast skies above Athens

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 5: Jack Galmitz, John McManus, Robert Moyer, Bill Kenney, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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“Army is reviewing Madigan’s reversal of PTSD diagnoses” (Seattle Times)

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turning away
the soldier’s face
deformed

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Homeless people ‘excluded’ from European rights” (The Parliament)

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homeless shelter—
losing count of the cracks
in the ceiling

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Poem by John McManus. Read more by this poet.

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“For Valentine’s Day, Venus and Jupiter snuggle up together” (Washington Post)

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Valentine’s Day
Venus and Jupiter
get cozy

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“Path is found for the spread of Alzheimer’s” (New York Times)

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from plate to mouth
the food on his fork
forgotten

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Petty Toronto politics mustn’t sink chance to do something great with the waterfront” (Global and Mail)

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young tourists
strolling along Queen’s Quay
in spring sunlight
a Chinese man plays
The Song of Nostalgia

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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