Posts Tagged ‘Palestine’

“To Many Palestinians, Obama Nobel Peace Prize Unjustified” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

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………………..4000 troops
………………..on their way to Afghanistan
………………..hearing the news:
………………..president Obama wins
………………..Nobel Peace Prize

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Headlines:

“What Obama’s Nobel Really Means” (The Atlantic)

“To Many Palestinians, Obama Nobel Peace Prize Unjustified” (VOA News)

“Obama yet to deliver on Middle East” (BBC)

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

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“Gazans despair year after war” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

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Gaza…
crying old tears
at new funerals

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Headlines:

“Gazans despair year after war” (Toronto Star)

“Israel kills 6 Palestinians in one of deadliest days since Gaza war” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Israel Plans Homes in East Jerusalem” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, January 25th, 2010

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………………..East Jerusalem
………………..home sweet home
………………..on the stereo…

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Headlines:

“Israel Plans Homes in East Jerusalem” (New York Times)

“Israel plans new homes in Jerusalem” (The Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

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Vol. 2 No. 6: Paula Moore, William Hart, Claire Everett, Robert Moyer, Sergio Oritz

Monday, February 4th, 2013

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“Violence Against Women Act Still in Limbo in House” (read more)

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dead of night  again  the elephant’s dream

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Poem by Paula Moore. Read more by this poet.

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“Israeli and Palestinian textbooks omit borders” (read more)

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bitter persimmons
the milk and honey
of the Gazans

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Poem by William Hart. Read more by this poet.

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“Nasa Space Probes Crash Into Surface Of Moon” (read more)

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ebb tide…
even with moondust
in his cleats

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Live As Long As An Olympian” (read more)

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91 years old
she calls to complain
no one calls

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Death and the American Ambassador: What Happened in Benghazi” (read more)

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Benghazi at dawn
recalling
a peaceful dream
the wind howls
on my doorstep

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Poem by Sergio Oritz. Read more by this poet.

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