Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

“With Olympics Came New Laws to Sweep Up Homeless” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

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………………..countless stars
………………..the beggar jangles
………………..his change cup

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Headlines:

“With Olympics Came New Laws to Sweep Up Homeless” (The Tyee)

“Olympic Games Clearing the Streets of the Homeless” (The Argosy)

“Cops Kicking Us Out, Say Homeless” (The Gazette)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Bill Waters)

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

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………………..record Olympic ratings—
………………..viewers go for gold
………………..in the couch-potato

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Headlines:

“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Washington Post)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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