Posts Tagged ‘Neal Whitman’

“Holiday Jobs Draw on Spirit, and Need” (Neal Whitman)

Monday, December 21st, 2009

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extended hours for
Salvation Army bell ringers
winter solstice

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Headlines:

“Holiday Jobs Draw on Spirit, and Need” (New York Times)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Visalia Save Mart cashier wins $10,000 from company” (Neal Whitman)

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

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short-changed
at the Save-Mart
winter solstice

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Headlines:

“Visalia Save Mart cashier wins $10,000 from company” (Visalia Times)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“A Sultry World Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star” (Neal Whitman)

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

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hot springs
white robes left on the bench
cold moon

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Headlines:

“A Sultry World Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star” (New York Times)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“I-80 Reopens after closure from storm pile-up” (Neal Whitman)

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

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housebound
solitaire played out
winter storms

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Headlines:

“I-80 Reopens after closure from storm pile-up” (Monterey Herald)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“6.5 quake shakes buildings on California coast” (Neal Whitman)

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

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wind chimes
through the window
our pooch trembling

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Headlines:

“6.5 quake shakes buildings on California coast” (Monterey Herald)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Famous Sea Lions Leave in Droves” (Neal Whitman)

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

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cold day at the beach—
a man casts his line
only twice

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Headlines:

“Famous Sea Lions Leave in Droves” (USA Today)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Dog rescued from sea at home on saviors’ ship” (Neal Whitman)

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

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missing dog…
my neighbors eyes
at the fence
blinking

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Headlines:

“Dog rescued from sea at home on saviors’ ship” (Monterey Herald)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Neal Whitman)

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

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a Volkswagen bus
towed from the church parking lot
“Thou shalt not park”

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Headlines:

“Anglican Church Faces the Threat of Extinction” (Celebrifi)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Contractor to remove Bible references from guns” (Neal Whitman)

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

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“End the War”
in a Victorian window
never out of date

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Headlines:

“Contractor to remove Bible references from guns” (Stuff)

“Good Riddance to ‘Jesus Rifles’” (Huffington Post)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Workers sue over English-only policy” (Neal Whitman)

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

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workers
deep in conversation…
the muddy river

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Headlines:

“Workers sue over English-only policy” (News Times)

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Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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