Posts Tagged ‘Lorin Ford’

Vol. 1 No. 4: Jack Galmitz, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Bill Kenney, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, February 6th, 2012

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“Occupy Wall Street: ‘There’s a militant animosity bred by direct action’” (The Guardian)

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snowdrifts…
the morning moon
is a fist

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Challenging Racist Campaign Rhetoric” (Huffington Post)

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policy debate
tomatoes
ripen in the heat

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Football: Hope and sadness for Jeremiah Allison”

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new moon
with or without us
the cereus blooms

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

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“Fresh Doubts about Republican Contest” (NY Times)

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morning after—
experts explain the results
they failed to predict

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“100th Anniversary of Bread and Roses Strike Marked in Massachusetts” (Democracy Now!)

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a thin girl
carries a placard that reads
“We want bread
…and roses too!”
overcast skies above Athens

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

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Vol. 1 No. 7: Bill Kenney, Robert Moyer, Chen-ou Liu, Lorin Ford

Monday, February 27th, 2012

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“Should a Life Coach Have a Life First?” (NY Times)

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February wind
my life coach asks
for a loan

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“How Massage Heals Sore Muscles” (New York Times)

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he tells his wife
it was for sore muscles
credit card bill

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Romney’s 1 Percent Nation Under God” (Truth Dig)

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the one percent
or ninety-nine percent,
does it matter?
I gaze at In God We Trust
on my old dollar bill

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

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“When to Quote Poetry or Moan Like a Moorhen: The Kama Sutra, Newly Translated” (New York Times)

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new Kama Sutra
on my coffee-stained desk
the memory
of her moaning
in the winter mist

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

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“Was it suicide? Decomposing body found 30ft up TREE in Australia identified as young missing U.S. nanny, 22, working abroad” (Mail Online)

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no boundaries
in the wishing tree
endless summer

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 8: Laurence Stacey, Lorin Ford, John McManus, Nu Quang, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, March 5th, 2012

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“Saturn’s two largest moons line up in new photo” (MSNBC)

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hurling a pebble
into darkness
I notice
another dent
in the spring moon

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Trust in Greek pensions fades” (Financial News)

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retirement fund
the shifting colours
of soap bubbles

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Honduras prison fire kills hundreds” (BBC)

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the stench
of burning flesh—
moonlit cell

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Poem by John McManus. Read more by this poet.

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“Payroll-tax extension Ok’d by Congress” (Seattle Times)

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one drop of mercy
from Kuan Yin . . .
rain after the drought

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Mindful Eating as Food for Thought” (New York Times)

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mindful eating:
is this grain of rice
bigger than that

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

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Vol. 1 No. 14: Vijeta Pai, Aditya Bahl, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, April 16th, 2012

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“Trade unions strike: Banking, transport hit across India” (read more)

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Trade union strike
the bus conductor
looking for change

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: country remembers tragedy one year on” (read more)

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shore side—
the waves keep
returning

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Bob Hawke receives top Japanese honour” (read more)

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beer sculling—
east or west it’s the same
hazy moon

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan marks earthquake anniversary” (read more)

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cherry blossom rain
the land of the rising sun
stands still

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

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“Moscow’s winter of dissent faces reality of Putin’s win” (read more)

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the winner
not by popular vote . . .
Russian winter

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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