Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand News’

“More than a money issue” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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solo mum
cleaning her daughter’s room
the barbie
has more shoes
than she does

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Headlines:

“Changing social norms could take generations” (NZ Herald)

“More than a money issue” (NZ Herald)

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

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“New Zealand Quake Damage Could Cost $1.4 Billion” (Michael Dylan Welch)

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

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after the quake
the weathervane
pointing to the earth

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Headlines:

“New Zealand Quake Damage Could Cost $1.4 Billion” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Michael Dylan Welch (see poet biographies). See more by this poet. First published inĀ Open Window: Haiku and Photographs by Dylan Welch (Brooks Books, 2000).

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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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