Posts Tagged ‘Paul Smith’

“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Paul Smith)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

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………………..Afghan conflict—
………………..is there anywhere the leaves
………………..don’t fall in Autumn

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Headlines:

“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Yahoo News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Rocket Launch Causes Strange Light” (Paul Smith)

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

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………………..a familiar sky
…………………full
………………..of uncertainty

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Headlines:

“Rocket Launch Prompts Calls of Strange Lights” (CNN)

“Rocket Launch Causes Strange Light” (Yahoo News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Obama on Peace Talks: Stop Talking About Talking, and Start Talking” (Paul Smith)

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

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………………..peace talks
………………..just briefly
………………..the moon through clouds

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Headlines:

“Abbas to Meet Obama, Netanyahu, But Won’t Negotiate” (Yahoo News)

“Obama on Peace Talks: Stop Talking About Talking, and Start Talking” (Jewish Telegraph)

“Blair: Peace Talks Will Restart Soon” (CNN)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Australia Cleans Up After Dust Storm” (Paul Smith)

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

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………………..red dust
………………..along the streets of Sydney
………………..murmurs of Mars

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Headlines:

“Australia Cleans Up After Dust Storm” (Press Democrat)

“Australia Dust Storm Settles on New Zealand” (AFP)

“Dust Storms Spread Deadly Diseases Worldwide” (The Guardian)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Samoa Offers Mass Burial for Tsunami Victims” (Paul Smith)

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

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………………..falling across
………………..the islands of Samoa
………………..Neptune’s shadow

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Headlines:

“Thousands Homeless: Samoa Lives in Fear” (The Age)

“Tsunamis Uproot Centuries Old Samoan Cultures” (Associated Press)

“Samoa Offers Mass Burial for Tsunami Victims” (AFP)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News. Haiku News would like to offer its deepest sympathies to those in Samoa and the world over who have lost family members and friends.

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“Security Council Adopts Nuclear Arms Measure” (Paul Smith)

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

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………………..New York fall
………………..covering a multitude
………………..of sins
………………..up on stage
………………..handshakes & smiles

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Headlines:

“Security Council Adopts Nuclear Arms Measure”  (New York Times)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“In Castro Country, Giving a Concert for Peace” (Paul Smith)

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

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………………..blurring the boundaries
………………..between peace
………………..and provocation
………………..for just one day
………………..Havana rocks

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Headlines:

“In Castro Country, Giving a Concert For Peace” (Washington Post)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Cloud of Confusion Over Success of Nasa Moon Bombing” (Paul Smith)

Friday, October 30th, 2009

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………………..Cabeus A
………………..more questions
………………..than answers

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………………..wildest dreams come true―
………………..rockets launched
………………..against the moon

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………………..the truth remains
………………..stranger than fiction―
………………..in search of water
………………..we bomb
………………..the moon

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Headlines:

“Cloud of Confusion Over Success of Nasa Moon Bombing” (Times Online)

“Nasa’s ‘Moon Bomb’ Hit a Dry Hole” (Rediff News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Black out: man injured in London art exhibit” (Paul Smith)

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

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………………..so painful
………………..the price
………………..of modern art

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Headlines:

“Black out: man injured in London art exhibit” (ARP)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Back From The Dead: Man Attends Own Funeral” (Paul Smith)

Monday, November 9th, 2009

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………………..only moments late for his own funeral

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Headlines:

“Back From The Dead: Man Attends Own Funeral” (Yahoo News; Sky News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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