Posts Tagged ‘Migrant Workers’

Vol. 1 No. 41: Alan Summers, Nu Quang, Rita Odeh, Chen-ou Liu, Brett Peruzzi

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

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“Zombie Debt: A Real-Life Horror Story” (read more)

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zombie debt?
the practised slice
of a breadknife

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“High-cost home puts mentally ill client in shelter” (read more)

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last rays…
too soft to reach
the dark corners

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Columbia peace talks give hope” (read more)

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peace talk—
the third crow
of a rooster

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Abuse of migrant workers ‘endemic’ in Canada, new study says” (read more)

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eyes closed…
the migrant prays to God
in his adopted tongue

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

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“Late Night Serenade of the Northern Mockingbird” (read more)

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behind the police station
the mockingbird’s
siren song

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Poem by Brett Peruzzi. 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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