Posts Tagged ‘Kath Abela Wilson’

“Rare iceberg flotilla in southern Pacific poses threat to shipping” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, December 18th, 2009

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titanic shivers
in Australian waters
an unlikely approach

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Headlines:

“Rare iceberg flotilla in southern Pacific poses threat to shipping” (Guardian)

“Australia shipping alert over massive iceberg” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies).

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“Swedish service performs your last online wishes” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

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the one thing he could
take with him
his password

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Headlines:

“Swedish service performs your last online wishes” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Prince William Spends a Night on the Streets” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, February 5th, 2010

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in the frozen rough
frogs croak under bridges
where princes sleep

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Headlines:

“Prince William Spends a Night on the Streets” (CNN)

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Poem by Kathabela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Auschwitz sign theft: wanted man arrested in Stockholm” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, February 12th, 2010

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sign stolen
from the entrance to Auschwitz
in its absence
a small patch of grass
through the snow

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Headlines:

Original Article: “Poland police question men over stolen Auschwitz sign” (BBC News)

Update: “Auschwitz sign theft: wanted man arrested in Stockholm” (The Guardian)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Iran Crackdown Quashes Protests” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, April 16th, 2010

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nachos in Tehran
at the cafe everyone’s sister
lives in California

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Headlines:

“Iran Crackdown Quashes Protests” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Jazzman Billy Taylor Dies” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, January 21st, 2011

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in the piano
all the songs
she never played

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Headlines:

“Jazzman Billy Taylor Dies” (All Voices)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 29: Mark Holloway, Alicia Hilton, Rita Odeh, Kath Abela Wilson, Nu Quang

Monday, July 30th, 2012

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“Drought Drying Up Nebraska Rivers” (read more)

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nightfall
takes the river
leaves the river’s sound

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Poem by Mark Holloway. Read more by this poet.

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“Strathearn thanked for National Spring Clean efforts” (read more)

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the robin’s call
time to clean
the garage

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet. First published in the World Haiku Review (April 2012).

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“Police ‘disrupt’ peace talks” (read more)

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crows occupy
the abandoned house…
peace talk

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Family forced to live with pair of doves” (read more)

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wrong way
baby dove
this is our bed

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Record Store Day: Swan song of a retail industry?” (read more)

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winter fog
shrouds the old path . . .
cry of a newborn

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 37: Laryalee Fraser, Nu Quang, Ramesh Amand, Sonam Chhoki, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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“Poor monsoon rains hit millions of Indian farmers” (read more)

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cloud watch—
the inner weight
of grey

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Toll court shows little mercy to Highway 520 drivers” (read more)

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toll bridge . . .
the 99% carries
more weight

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Stiglitz’s plea for compassionate capitalism” (read more)

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autumn—
listening deep
to my inner voice

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Bhutan’s Wangdue Phodrang temple to be rebuilt after fire” (read more)

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it stood on the spur
for over three hundred years
today…
in smoke and ashes we scour
for sacred relics of our past

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Hundreds of dead birds on I-95 in Laurel” (read more)

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above
the rush hour crawl
a gliding hawk

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 46: Claire Everett, Manu Kant, Guy Shaked, Robert Moyer, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, November 26th, 2012

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“Pakistan acid attack parents ‘feared dishonour’” (read more)

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softly . . .
through almond blossoms
acid rain

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“US drought feeds wildfires, crop failures” (read more)

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severe drought—
even the sky
has cracks

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Italy rescuers search for dozens feared missing from migrant boat” (read more)

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no miracle here—
poverty stricken migrants
walk on water

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Poem by Guy Shaked. Read  more by this poet.

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“The Permanent Militarization of America” (read more)

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two ten-year-olds
blast away the bad guys
Xbox play date

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Weekly Standard: Is Iran A Rational Actor?” (read more)

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family night
in the mountains
our picnic
beyond control
of the government

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 2: Aditya Bahl, Michael Henry Lee, S.M. Abeles, Stella Pierides, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, January 7th, 2013

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“Perfectly Spaced Nipples Required In Chinese College Beauty Contest” (read more)

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Spenser’s Alexandrines…
measuring the distance
between her nipples

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Impossible’ Stars Found in Super-Close Orbital Dances” (read more)

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dancing
beneath the stars
ever closer

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

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“Metal thieves steal children’s playground slide” (read more)

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at the playground
the children all become
crime scene artists

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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“Banking scandal: our whole society has been warped by the City” (read more)

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City of Gold
the world according
to Machiavelli

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Max Pelofske, Gay Minnesota Man, Allegedly Attacked At Party For Being Gay” (read more)

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naked and bleeding
her boy
out of the closet

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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