Posts Tagged ‘Nu Quang’

Vol. 1 No. 8: Laurence Stacey, Lorin Ford, John McManus, Nu Quang, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, March 5th, 2012

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“Saturn’s two largest moons line up in new photo” (MSNBC)

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hurling a pebble
into darkness
I notice
another dent
in the spring moon

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Trust in Greek pensions fades” (Financial News)

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retirement fund
the shifting colours
of soap bubbles

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Honduras prison fire kills hundreds” (BBC)

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the stench
of burning flesh—
moonlit cell

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Poem by John McManus. Read more by this poet.

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“Payroll-tax extension Ok’d by Congress” (Seattle Times)

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one drop of mercy
from Kuan Yin . . .
rain after the drought

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Mindful Eating as Food for Thought” (New York Times)

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mindful eating:
is this grain of rice
bigger than that

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

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Vol. 1 No. 13: Bryce W. Fauble, Robert Moyer, Kala Ramesh, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Nu Quang

Monday, April 9th, 2012

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“Should Youths Committing Excessive Violence in Sports Be Arrested?” (read more)

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baseball…
the red, white and blue
of bruises

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Poem by Bryce W. Fauble. Read more by this poet.

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“Is a Calorie a Calorie?” (read more)

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pastry counter
big buns looking
to get bigger

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet. Originally published in Daily Haiku.

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“What is Priyanka Gandhi afraid of?” (read more)

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who are you
other than the I
he asks . . .
I stutter & mutter
something about being nothing

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Battered Indian girl Baby Falak dies in hospital” (read more)

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tender bud—
the light buried
under darkness

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Barren setting sidetracks Romney’s Detroit speech” (read more)

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old wine
in a new bottle . . .
a fading brand

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 14: Vijeta Pai, Aditya Bahl, Lorin Ford, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, April 16th, 2012

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“Trade unions strike: Banking, transport hit across India” (read more)

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Trade union strike
the bus conductor
looking for change

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: country remembers tragedy one year on” (read more)

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shore side—
the waves keep
returning

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Bob Hawke receives top Japanese honour” (read more)

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beer sculling—
east or west it’s the same
hazy moon

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Poem by Lorin Ford. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan marks earthquake anniversary” (read more)

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cherry blossom rain
the land of the rising sun
stands still

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Moscow’s winter of dissent faces reality of Putin’s win” (read more)

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the winner
not by popular vote . . .
Russian winter

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 16: Nu Quang, Claire Everett, Robert Moyer, William T. Shehan IV, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, April 30th, 2012

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“Romney vows to help Puerto Rico attain statehood with voters’ backing” (read more)

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fickle moon . . .
taking vows
without the altar

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Thich Nhat Hanh: in 100 years there may be no more humans on planet earth” (read more)

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morning lake…
did you teach the mountain
to sit zazen?

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘Normal?’” (read more)

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10 years old
she adjusts her bra
while playing dolls

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“NATO reports deaths of 3 troops in Afghanistan” (read more)

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seeds of war
yields atrocities—
poppy fields

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Poem by William T. Shehan IV. Read more by this poet.

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“Rebuilding Japan” (read more)

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barren field—
grass grows slowly
next morning

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol 1. No. 17: Laurence Stacey, Nu Quang, Laryalee Fraser, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, May 7th, 2012

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“Obama again breaks promise to commemorate Armenian ‘genocide’” (read more)

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radio news
of ethnic cleansing
more bees
in the neighbor’s
bougainvillea

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi wins in Myanmar by-election” (read more)

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springtime
the weather vane shifts
direction

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Backyard Pesticide Use May Fuel Bee Die-Offs” (read more)

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opening day
another honey bee
finds the crocus

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Chef Sanjeev Kapoor takes tour of White House kitchen” (read more)

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far horizons
the crocus catches
a sunbeam

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“How Kodak Succumbed to the Digital Age” (read more)

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starless night
a kodak moment
on my gray wall

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

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Vol. 1 No. 18: Kala Ramesh, Claire Everett, Terry O’Connor, Nu Quang, Michael Henry Lee

Monday, May 14th, 2012

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“Lost boy finds mother using Google Earth after 25 years” (read more)

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crossing river boulders
………the moon becomes whole again

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“What price our roads?” (read more)

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road tax…
the further I’ll walk
in Basho’s footsteps

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“A Universe Without Purpose” (read more)

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dandelion puff…
I try to grasp
an expanding universe

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“Young, old gather in Seattle to urge an end to violence” (read more)

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gun culture—
budding daffodils wither
in dry mud

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Next Great Depression? MIT study predicting ‘global economic collapse’ by 2030 still on track” (read more)

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blue moon—
the luxury
of bread and water

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 19: Aditya Bahl, Robert Moyer, Claire Everett, Michael Henry Lee, Nu Quang

Monday, May 21st, 2012

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“Libya marks revolution day as leader issues warning” (read more)

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Arab spring anniversary
fire-crackers continue
late into the night…
all her gunshot memories
return

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Can Exercise Keep You Young?” (read more)

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weight room
I suck in my stomach
for the new blonde

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Discovery shuttle makes historic last touchdown” (read more)

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spring in the air
Discovery poised
for lift off

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Trayvon Martin Shooter Told Cops Teenager Went For His Gun” (read more)

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blood moon
a rebel wind strips
the cherry tree

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Financial makeover: A couple with four kids get a road map for retirement” (read more)

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Cascade Mountains
ahead of the five-lane highway…
we speak of choices

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 25: Rita Odeh, Donall Dempsey, Nu Quang, Angie Werren

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

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“Expecting cease-fire to fail, Syrian rebels train for urban civil war” (read more)

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expected war—
shutting my eyes, I see
the sparrow’s song

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Farmers benefit from soaring prices of rapeseed oil” (read more)

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rape
painting the mountain
yellow

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Poem by Donall Dempsey. Read more by this poet.

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“Gingrich ends campaign; no outright endorsement for Romney” (read more)

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ebb tide
praying for a full moon…
the next cycle

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“One in ten Britons now have pet fish” (read more)

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fish bowl—
all the things
we don’t see

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 29: Mark Holloway, Alicia Hilton, Rita Odeh, Kath Abela Wilson, Nu Quang

Monday, July 30th, 2012

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“Drought Drying Up Nebraska Rivers” (read more)

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nightfall
takes the river
leaves the river’s sound

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Poem by Mark Holloway. Read more by this poet.

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“Strathearn thanked for National Spring Clean efforts” (read more)

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the robin’s call
time to clean
the garage

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet. First published in the World Haiku Review (April 2012).

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“Police ‘disrupt’ peace talks” (read more)

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crows occupy
the abandoned house…
peace talk

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Family forced to live with pair of doves” (read more)

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wrong way
baby dove
this is our bed

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

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“Record Store Day: Swan song of a retail industry?” (read more)

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winter fog
shrouds the old path . . .
cry of a newborn

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 37: Laryalee Fraser, Nu Quang, Ramesh Amand, Sonam Chhoki, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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“Poor monsoon rains hit millions of Indian farmers” (read more)

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cloud watch—
the inner weight
of grey

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Toll court shows little mercy to Highway 520 drivers” (read more)

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toll bridge . . .
the 99% carries
more weight

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Stiglitz’s plea for compassionate capitalism” (read more)

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autumn—
listening deep
to my inner voice

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Bhutan’s Wangdue Phodrang temple to be rebuilt after fire” (read more)

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it stood on the spur
for over three hundred years
today…
in smoke and ashes we scour
for sacred relics of our past

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Hundreds of dead birds on I-95 in Laurel” (read more)

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above
the rush hour crawl
a gliding hawk

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

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