Posts Tagged ‘Laryalee Fraser’

“God Particle – The Hunt For All Matter” (Laryalee Fraser)

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

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god particle…
she rolls a snowball
downhill

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Headlines:

“Cern Large Hadron Collider Restarts After 14 Months” (BBC)

“God Particle – The Hunt For All Matter” (National Geographic)

“The Mystery of Mass” (Scientific American)

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Furor swirls over White House gatecrashers” (Laryalee Fraser)

Friday, December 11th, 2009

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guest list—
a bare maple bathed
in moon-glow

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Headlines:

“Furor swirls over White House gatecrashers” (CBN News)

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“All eyes on Copenhagen” (Laryalee Fraser)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

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climate change—
his small hands cradle
grandma’s snowglobe

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Headlines:

“All eyes on Copenhagen” (The Daily Star)

“Climate change conference agenda” (United Nations)

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“World ushers in 2010, hoping for a better year” (Laryalee Fraser)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

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global unrest—
the warmth of spiced tea
at twilight

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Headlines:

“World ushers in 2010, hoping for a better year” (MSNBC)

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol 1. No. 17: Laurence Stacey, Nu Quang, Laryalee Fraser, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, May 7th, 2012

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“Obama again breaks promise to commemorate Armenian ‘genocide’” (read more)

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radio news
of ethnic cleansing
more bees
in the neighbor’s
bougainvillea

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi wins in Myanmar by-election” (read more)

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springtime
the weather vane shifts
direction

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Backyard Pesticide Use May Fuel Bee Die-Offs” (read more)

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opening day
another honey bee
finds the crocus

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Chef Sanjeev Kapoor takes tour of White House kitchen” (read more)

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far horizons
the crocus catches
a sunbeam

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“How Kodak Succumbed to the Digital Age” (read more)

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starless night
a kodak moment
on my gray wall

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 20: Laryalee Fraser, Robert Moyer, Michael Henry Lee, Rita Odeh

Monday, May 28th, 2012

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“Obama: Broken promises on taxes and health care?” (read more)

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election promises—
I turn my tray of seedlings
toward the sun

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Obama’s Marriage Maneuvers” (read more)

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roses
on their anniversary
from her to her

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Wave of Japanese tsunami debris heading for the west coast” (read more)

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high tide—
no longer the center of
our own little world

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

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“Australian refugees in legal limbo” (read more)

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refugee camp—
sculpting the tree trunk
into a cross

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 22: Vijeta Pai, Rita Odeh, Laryalee Fraser, Laurence Stacey

Monday, June 11th, 2012

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“Moon comes closest to Earth” (read more)

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full moon
feasting
on a lone riceball

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Jordan censures damage to Palestine education by Israel” (read more)

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the cactus
in full bloom…
co-existence

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Quebec passes ‘emergency bill’ on student protests” (read more)

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first violets—
somewhere a river
keeps rising

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Civil rights groups join battle over Florida vote purge” (read more)

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election day
choosing the devil
I know

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 23: Laryalee Fraser, Dick Whyte, Stella Pierides, Michael Henry Lee

Monday, June 18th, 2012

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“Tholpavakoothu: Fading away into the shadows” (read more)

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pond willow
shadows weaving
shadows

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Budget ‘fails to recognise impact of inequality’” (read more)

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budget reforms
the wind
colder now

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Remember How Important It Is Not to Forget” (read more)

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did you miss
my name in three languages?
forget-me-nots

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Carroll Shelby dies at 89; cult classic car designer” (read more)

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last turn
of the last lap—
distant thunder

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. 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. 2 No. 8: Sonam Chhoki, Laryalee Fraser, Rita Odeh, Janet Lynn Davis, Alicia Hilton

Monday, February 18th, 2013

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“Indian women pushed into hysterectomies” (read more)

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stolen wombs—
the wind brings only dust
to the village well

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Venice palm trees are dying” (read more)

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arctic chill—
I too, have caused
a flower’s death

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria rebels capture oil field and military base” (read more)

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distant gunfire—
the flying geese
get louder

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Good Riddance, 2012: An Open Letter to One of the Worst Years Yet” (read more)

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New Year’s Day:
I finally sweep up
the dead bug

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis. Read more by this poet.

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“HSIA in risk, due to the high-rise buildings” (read more)

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new high-rise:
the burrowing owl
digs its own grave

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet.

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