Posts Tagged ‘Jenny Ward Angyal’

Vol. 2 No. 4: Robert D. Wilson, Paul David Mena, Jenny Ward Angyal, Dick Whyte

Monday, January 21st, 2013

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“Oak Lawn to hold candlelight vigil for Connecticut school shooting victims” (read more)

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short night . . .
candles speaking
to candles . . .

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Obama seeks American support to pressure Congress on gun control” (read more)

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gun control—
the girl I was staring at
flexes her biceps

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Poem by Paul David Mena. Read more by this poet.

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“Police: 20 children among 26 victims of Connecticut school shooting” (read more)

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twenty
children murdered
close to home
the dark of the moon
so clear tonight

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet.

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“US firearms sales up amid gun control fears” (read more)

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seagull’s cry…
after the shooting
record gun sales

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 9: Jenny Ward Angyal, Aditya Bahl, Steven Cottingham, Al Fogel

Monday, February 25th, 2013

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“A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year” (read more)

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braiding
her sister’s hair
after the rape
so many
long dark strands

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. Honorable Mention, Tanka Society of America 2012 International Contest.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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distant prayers…
the wind rekindles his
dying embers

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Abortion Clinic Workers Answer Tough Questions” (read more)

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autumn twilight
even the crows follow
me home

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Is Your City Government Punishing Human Trafficking Victims?” (read more)

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cattle car
between the slats
human eyes

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Poem by Al Fogel. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 14: Jenny Ward Angyal, Manu Kant, Robert D. Wilson, Johnny Baranski

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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“Endangered Sumatran tiger dies at Indonesia’s largest zoo” (read more)

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caged tigers
marking territory—
they too
believe the world
belongs to them

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Atlas Poetica 11 (March 2012).

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“Train cleaners vote for strike action on day of England and Wales rugby clash” (read more)

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sweepers cleaning
day in, day out
I am reminded of Sisyphus

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“A Veteran’s Assessment of the Iraq War” (read more)

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morning walk…
i look for snipers
in a world
lit by candles
always burning

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Guantanamo Bay prison ‘must close’ – UN rights chief” (read more)

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icy cold even in summer the walls of the prison

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 22: Jenny Ward Angyal & Stella Pierides

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

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“Boy’s death highlights anger some Yemenis feel over U.S. drone strikes” (read more)

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the news
of death enters
softly
the women speak
of childbirth

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Red Lights (June 2, 2012).

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“Cold threat to butterflies at Letterkenny attraction” (read more)

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lavender moon the weight of a butterfly

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet. First published by Blue Print Review.

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Vol. 2 No. 25: Laurence Stacey & Jenny Ward Angyal

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

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“Mass Anti-Neoliberal Protests in Turkey Brutally Repressed” (read more)

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protest morning
shoulder to shoulder…
the sparrows

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Syrian war reaches explosive stage” (read more)

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war—
the children’s
red crayons
worn down
to nothing

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Ribbons (Winter, 2012).

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Vol. 2 No. 31: Jenny Ward Angyal & Hadley Jones

Friday, October 25th, 2013

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“Syria conflict: Kerry says bigger risk not taking action” (read more)

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mourning doves
drawn to a decoy—
our fascination
with the whirligig wings
………..of war

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet.

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“Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler bows to pressure and delays Abbot Point coal port expansion” (read more)

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in a politician’s pen-stroke the arc of the reef

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Poem by Hadley Jones. Read more by this poet.

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