Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Baranski’

Vol. 1 No. 24: Paul David Mena, Johnny Baranski, Steven Cottingham, Angie LaPaglia

Monday, June 25th, 2012

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“With employment hard to come by, parents and children face new day-to-day reality” (read more)

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silent crows—
my son asks
for a loan

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

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“Egypt Moves Closer To Military Rule, Civil War, Or Both” (read more)

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amid war and rumors of war
another grandchild
on the way

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet. See the original haiga here.

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“Collateral Damage Or Crimes Of War? Women, children among 18 Afghans dead in NATO wedding strike” (read more)

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praying
at my son’s grave…
early autumn

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Celebrating Father’s Day Without Dad” (read more)

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father’s day
the seed heads
not letting go

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Poem by Angie LaPaglia. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 38: Paul David Mena, Johnny Baranski, Robert D. Wilson, Michael Henry Lee, Alan Summers

Monday, October 1st, 2012

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“Palestine and the Syrian ‘Baath’ revolution” (read more)

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cactus flower—
crossing the river
with two names

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

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“Inventors Joel Spira and Ruth Rodale Spira bring Asian pears to Pennsylvania” (read more)

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long before I came
long after I leave
blossoming pear

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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“Viral infection hits Himalayan blue sheep in wild” (read more)

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marmot . . .
the trees you dream
have no leaves

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

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“Texas judge plans for ‘civil war’ if Obama re-elected” (read more)

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…………..election year—
an early snow falls
……..on the haves and have nots

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

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“The wedding dress and shoes of tragic bride who fell from rocks and drowned during photo-shoot” (read more)

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rain on the river?
when does white become
its darkest colour

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Poem by Alan Summers. 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. 3 No. 12: Elmedin Kadric & Johnny Baranski

Monday, September 8th, 2014

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“Israel launches Gaza ground invasion” (read more)

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ground invasion
the wildflower
unmoved

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Poem by Elmedin Kadric. Read more by this poet.

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

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mushroom cloud
my thoughts never far
from Hiroshima

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 3 No. 14: Steven Cottingham & Johnny Baranski

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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“This Video Perfectly Describes How People Feel About Online Dating” (read more)

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autumn leaves…
I let her lie
about how we met

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong’s divorce rate rises” (read more)

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spring blossoms
so many ways
to leave your lover

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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