Posts Tagged ‘Laurence Stacey’

“Recession in Rural America by the Numbers” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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………………..recession year…
………………..he removes the
………………..scarecrow’s pants

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Headlines:

“Recession in Rural America by the Numbers” (Daily Yonder)

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

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“UN: Record 1 Billion Go Hungry” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

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………………..world hunger report
………………..I turn the potatoes
………………..a second time

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Headlines:

“UN: Record 1 Billion Go Hungry” (Yahoo News)

“Hunger Notes” (World Hunger Wesbite)

“Fight Against Hunger Key to Security: Clinton” (AFP)

“World’s Hungry Passes 1 Billion as Wealth Increases” (Bloomberg)

“UK Criticised for Inaction in Tackling World Hunger” (The Guardian)

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

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“With Olympics Came New Laws to Sweep Up Homeless” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

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………………..countless stars
………………..the beggar jangles
………………..his change cup

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Headlines:

“With Olympics Came New Laws to Sweep Up Homeless” (The Tyee)

“Olympic Games Clearing the Streets of the Homeless” (The Argosy)

“Cops Kicking Us Out, Say Homeless” (The Gazette)

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

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“Atlanta: Clearing Homeless in the Name of Economic Revitalization” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

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………………..roadside beggar
………………..the BMW
………………..lurches forward

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Headlines:

“Atlanta: Clearing Homeless in the Name of Economic Revitalization” (DPH)

“Atlanta Mayor Anti-Homeless Trend” (Assata Shakur Forums)

“Atlanta Mayoral Elections” (Technique)

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

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“Crisis Over Graveyard Maintenance” (Laurence Stacey)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

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………………..October dusk
………………..the groundskeeper steps
………………..between graves

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Headline:

“Crisis Over Graveyard Maintenance” (BBC News)

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

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“Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferer gets relief, support” (Laurence Stacey)

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

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………………..autumn arrives
………………..less subtle
………………..than last year
………………..the time it takes my father
………………..to stand up

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Headlines:

“Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferer gets relief, support” (The Record)

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

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“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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………………..early autumn
………………..a pumpkin patch
………………..newly ripe
………………..I dream of seeing tanka
………………..in the schoolbooks

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Headlines:

“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Daily Record)

“Young Students Take to Poetry Slam” (News Leader)

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

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“The new face of slavery in the US heartland” (Laurence Stacey)

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

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………………..sex for sale
………………..in the heartland too—
………………..hazy moon

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Headlines:

“The new face of slavery in the US heartland” (Taipei Times)

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

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“Truck Crashes into Waffle House: 5 Injured” (Laurence Stacey)

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

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………………..Waffle House menu
………………..the fly too
………………..rubbing hands

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Headlines:

“Truck Crashes into Waffle House: 5 Injured” (My Eye Witness News)

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

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“Turkey Seeks Return of Santa Claus’ Bones” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

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………………..Christmas eve
………………..the storefront Santa
………………..double-parked

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Headlines:

“Turkey seeks return of Santa Claus’ bones” (BBC News)

“India sand Santa sculptures spread green message” (BBC News)

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

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