Posts Tagged ‘Killed’

“Young Girl Killed Brutally in Iran” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

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………………..her father’s voice
………………..between each gunshot
………………..silence
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Headlines:

“Neda: Young Girl Brutally Killed in Iran” (New York Daily News)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

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………………..eating
………………..a McDonald’s happy meal
………………..in Tiananmen Square
………………..so many students
………………..were killed

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Headlines:

“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (New York Times)

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This poem was submitted by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

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