Posts Tagged ‘Natural Disaster’

“Heaviest rains in 80 years kill 31 in Turkey” (Denis M. Garrison)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

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Istanbul weeps—
its roads are rivers now
and still it rains

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Headlines:

“Heaviest Rains in 80 Years Kill 31 in Turkey” (Yahoo News)

“31 Dead as Record Floods Deluge Istanbul” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Denis M. Garrison (see poet biographies). See more by this poet.

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“Haitian envoy: Quake levels most of capital” (Guy Shaked)

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Haiti in mourning
Gauguin’s models and landscapes
replaced by graves

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Headlines:

“Haitian envoy: Quake levels most of capital” (CNN)

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Poem by Guy Shaked (see poet biographies).

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“Plan for rebuilding ‘being ironed out’” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

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earthquake over
the spider rebuilds
its web

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Headlines:

“Plan for rebuilding ‘being ironed out’” (Stuff)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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