Posts Tagged ‘Manu Kant’

Vol. 1 No. 28: Aditya Bahl, Manu Kant, Paul David Mena, Steven Cottingham, Dick Whyte

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

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“Element of doubt enough to save John Terry as Chelsea captain is cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand” (read more)

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discussing racism…
I order
a black tea

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Beggars beg as last resort: Activists” (read more)

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beggar at the mall
his hands
open close open close

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Americans react to historic health care decision” (read more)

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dirty snow
news of a friend
in the ICU

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Poem by Paul David Mena. Read more by this poet.

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“Ordeal of Pinoy on death row in Saudi for 12 years may finally end” (read more)

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autumn leaves…
everyone on death row
a number

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Dolphins appear to do nonlinear mathematics” (read more)

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moonless sky…
the dolphin counting
stars

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 36: Stella Pierides, Sandip Sital Chauhan, Manu Kant, Aditya Bahl, Armando H. Corbelle

Monday, September 17th, 2012

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“Only Two Cosmic Disasters Are Certain” (read more)

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sunset
the water-lily
still warm

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Why I Left India (Again)” (read more)

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migrating birds…
a grain of wheat clings
to my suitcase

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“General lives on in Russian consciousness” (read more)

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in my father’s library
a complete set of Stalin’s works—
summer rains

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Chhattisgarh encounter genuine, says Chidambaram” (read more)

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morning clouds…
he pulls a shroud over
her dead body

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Burning-monk photographer Malcolm Browne dies” (read more)

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saffron robe
saffron too
the flames

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Poem by Armando H. Corbelle. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 39: Ted van Zutphen, Claire Everett, Angelo Ancheta, Manu Kant, Nu Quang

Monday, October 8th, 2012

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“US Senate Passes Resolution Against Iran’s Nuclear Program” (read more)

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a heron points
its beak to the water…
gathering storm

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Science advisor says badger cull plan is a ‘crazy scheme’” (read more)

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the span of the moors…
a badger took this path
before me

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Great Recession’s plunge in incomes persists in Central Florida” (read more)

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moon rise…
I count the unsold
black plums

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Poem by Angelo Ancheta. Read more by this poet.

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“Right to life, freedom of speech, liberty, equality are meaningless to poor” (read more)

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smoking during his break—
I wonder how this man
became a beggar

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“11,000 Evacuated as Colorado Fire Grows” (read more)

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wildfire
burning and burning
when we try
to live in peace
nature leaves a mark

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 46: Claire Everett, Manu Kant, Guy Shaked, Robert Moyer, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, November 26th, 2012

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“Pakistan acid attack parents ‘feared dishonour’” (read more)

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softly . . .
through almond blossoms
acid rain

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“US drought feeds wildfires, crop failures” (read more)

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severe drought—
even the sky
has cracks

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Italy rescuers search for dozens feared missing from migrant boat” (read more)

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no miracle here—
poverty stricken migrants
walk on water

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Poem by Guy Shaked. Read  more by this poet.

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“The Permanent Militarization of America” (read more)

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two ten-year-olds
blast away the bad guys
Xbox play date

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Weekly Standard: Is Iran A Rational Actor?” (read more)

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family night
in the mountains
our picnic
beyond control
of the government

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 1: Laurence Stacey, Manu Kant, Rita Odeh, Angie Werren

Monday, December 31st, 2012

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“Same Sex Weddings Planned After Midnight” (read more)

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orgasm
the cricket also
hits a high note

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Home The Homeless” (read more)

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even for a beggar—
his hands
the most useful

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria’s 22-month war shows no signs of stopping in new year” (read more)

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war talk—
from the living room,
that white sun

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Negotiated democracy’ the likely way to go in Trans Nzoia” (read more)

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new moon
I still don’t know
which way to go

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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