Posts Tagged ‘Laurence Stacey’

“Michael Jackson’s Doctor Faces Homicide Charges” (Laurence Stacey)

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

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………………..termite tracks—
………………..talk of Jackson’s death
………………..in whispers
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Headlines:

“Michael Jackson’s Doctor Faces Homicide Charges” (Daily Mail)

“Michael Jackson Doctor’s Lawyer Rejects Police Theory” (The Guardian)

“Drugs Killed Michael Jackson” (The Times)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Iran Commerce Minister to be Named for Oil Post” (Laurence Stacey)

Monday, August 31st, 2009

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………………..wet newspaper
………………..Iran bleeds
………………..into commerce

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Headlines:

“Iran Commerce Minister to be Named for Oil Post” (Reuters)

“Iran MP Sees Parliament Backing for Oil Minister Nominee” (Iran Quest)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Factory Workers Strike in Mexico” (Laurence Stacey)

Friday, September 4th, 2009

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………………..factory strike
………………..the newscaster pans
………………..to a baby

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Headlines:

“Factory Workers Strike in Mexico” (The Daily Collegian)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Legal Prostitution Under Pressure in Rhode Island” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

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………………..evening rain…
………………..the working girl
………………..haggles her price

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Headlines:

“Legal Prostitution Under Pressure in Rhode Island” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

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………………..arguing health-care
………………..my father forgets
………………..his blood pressure

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Headlines:

“Obama Cites Uninsured, Keeps Up Health Care Pitch” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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………………..a few rowdy geese
………………..heading south
………………..I mute
………………..the latest argument
………………..over health care

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Headlines:

“Obama, Congress Easing Debate on Public Option” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

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………………..home
………………..after eight years
………………..in Iraq…
………………..my brother now battles
………………..bill collectors

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Headlines:

“Foreclosure Crisis Falls Hard on Veterans” (McClatchy News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Boehner Caught Falsely Claiming he ‘Didn’t Call’ Obama a Socialist” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

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………………..merging lanes…
………………..she explains why Obama
………………..is a socialist

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Headlines:

“Boehner Caught Falsely Claiming he ‘Didn’t Call’ Obama a Socialist” (ChattahBox)

“Obama’s International Socialist Connections” (A.I.M.)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Attorney: No Evidence of Bomb Making by Suspect” (Laurence Stacey)

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

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………………..distant sun…
………………..still no bomb plans
………………..in his email

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Headlines:

“Attorney: No Evidence of Bomb Making by Suspect” (Associated Press)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Winning Lotto Numbers Not Always the Ticket to Success” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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………………..investment spread
………………..my uncle buys
………………..three lotto tickets

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Headlines:

“Winning Lotto Numbers Not Always the Ticket to Success” (Tampa Bay News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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