Posts Tagged ‘Poetry’

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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………………..spring morning…
………………..expecting the news
………………..I get poetry

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Headlines:

“Literary Lesson: Authors and Poets Write the News” (Jewish Daily Ford) Many thanks to Dylan Horrocks for recommending this article to me.

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

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“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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………………..early autumn
………………..a pumpkin patch
………………..newly ripe
………………..I dream of seeing tanka
………………..in the schoolbooks

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Headlines:

“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Daily Record)

“Young Students Take to Poetry Slam” (News Leader)

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

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Vol. 2 No. 14: Jenny Ward Angyal, Manu Kant, Robert D. Wilson, Johnny Baranski

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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“Endangered Sumatran tiger dies at Indonesia’s largest zoo” (read more)

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caged tigers
marking territory—
they too
believe the world
belongs to them

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Atlas Poetica 11 (March 2012).

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“Train cleaners vote for strike action on day of England and Wales rugby clash” (read more)

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sweepers cleaning
day in, day out
I am reminded of Sisyphus

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“A Veteran’s Assessment of the Iraq War” (read more)

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morning walk…
i look for snipers
in a world
lit by candles
always burning

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Guantanamo Bay prison ‘must close’ – UN rights chief” (read more)

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icy cold even in summer the walls of the prison

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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