Posts Tagged ‘Poetic Politics’

“Recession Deepens” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 21st, 2009

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………………..economic recession—\
………………..the sparrows dine on
………………..cherry blossoms
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Headlines:

“Recession Deepens in New Zealand” (World Socialist News)

“Education Minister Again Defends Night Class Cuts” (Guide 2: NZ Politics)

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

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“The Thin Veil of Racism: The Burden of the Obama Presidency” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

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………………..outbursts
………………..of racism toward
………………..Obama
………………..the coming of summer
………………..leaves me cold

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Headlines:

“The Thin Vein of Racism: The Burden of the Obama Presidency” (Non-Profit Quarterly)

“Racism is Certainly One Component of Disrespect Toward Obama” (The American Muslim)

“Obama Says Race Is’ Not The Overriding Issue Here’” (New York Times)

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

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