Posts Tagged ‘James Tipton’

“Cupid will brave the snow for Valentine’s Day” (James Tipton)

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

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………………..two old lovers
………………..roll over and over
………………..in the first snow

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Headlines:

“Cupid will brave the snow for Valentine’s Day” (Troy Messanger)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies).  Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Pope faces fresh wave of child abuse scandals in Italy” (James Tipton)

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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………………..for a long time
………………..this has not been
………………..God’s home

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Headlines:

“Pope faces fresh wave of child abuse scandals in Italy” (The Guardian)

“Pope Says Child Abuse by Irish Priests Was ‘Heinous’” (News Week)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Japan tackles Asia’s food issues” (James Tipton)

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

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………………..winter coming
………………..eating potatoes
………………..with a single chopstick

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Headlines:

“Japan tackles Asia’s food issues” (Daily Yomiuri)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). First published in Heron Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 4, Oct. 1997). Read more by this poet.

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“Students protest at four high schools” (James Tipton)

Monday, April 26th, 2010

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………………..spring thaw
………………..a new ball
………………..under the bleachers

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Headlines:

“Students protest at four high schools” (Philly Blurbs)

“In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age” (New York Times)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Wind can blow Athlone towers over” (James Tipton)

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

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………………..the door blows open
………………..winter also wants
………………..a cup of tea

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Headlines:

“Wind can blow Athlone towers over” (News 24)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Pope has immunity in abuse trials” (James Tipton)

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

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………………..monopoly for Catholics
………………..every card reads
………………..“get out of jail free”

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Headlines:

“Pope has immunity in abuse trials” (Reuters)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Local group comes to aid of orphanage in India” (James Tipton)

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

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at the orphanage
thirty children stand in line
for ice cream

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Headlines:

“Ann Arbor homebuilder takes up orphanage renovation cause in aftermath of Haiti earthquake” (Ann Arbor News)

“Local group comes to aid of orphanage in India” (The Daily Item)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“David Hasselhoff returns to horrendously cheesy soap that made him famous 25 years ago” (James Tipton)

Monday, June 21st, 2010

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making love…
the neighbors on either side
turn off their soaps

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Headlines:

“David Hasselhoff returns to horrendously cheesy soap that made him famous 25 years ago” (Mail Online)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Back from the dead, an ancient guide to the afterlife” (James Tipton)

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

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so many gods
so little
time

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Headlines:

“Back from the dead, an ancient guide to the afterlife” (The Independent)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Heavy snow cover extends hoar frost’s icy grip” (James Tipton)

Monday, July 12th, 2010

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heavy coat
but still the snow
piles up inside

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Headlines:

“Heavy snow cover extends hoar frost’s icy grip” (Otago Daily Times)

“Snow party ‘one of the best’” (Otago Daily Times)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet. First published in ‘Proposing to the Woman in the Rearview Mirror’ (2008).

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