Posts Tagged ‘Police’

“Rambling Bob Dylan Raises Police Suspicions” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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………………..hard rain—
………………..the cops mistake Dylan
………………..for a bum
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Headlines:

“Rambling Bob Dylan Raises Police Suspicions” (The Guardian)

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

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“Sacramento Police Arrest 17 at Homeless Camp” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 7th, 2009

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………………..the last embers
………………..of a makeshift campfire
………………..burning out
………………..17 homeless arrested
………………..in Sacramento

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Headlines:

“Sacramento Police Arrest 17 at Homeless Camp” (Sacramento Bee)

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

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“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Terry O’Connor)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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autumn mist
in the beggar’s hand—
his empty stare

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Headlines:

“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Chicago Tribune)

“Suspect, 29, Charged With Beating of Homeless Man” (The Baltimore Sun)

“Homeless Man Critical After Beating” (The Desert Sun)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet. First published in Heron’s Nest.

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Vol. 1 No. 29: Mark Holloway, Alicia Hilton, Rita Odeh, Kath Abela Wilson, Nu Quang

Monday, July 30th, 2012

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“Drought Drying Up Nebraska Rivers” (read more)

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nightfall
takes the river
leaves the river’s sound

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Poem by Mark Holloway. Read more by this poet.

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“Strathearn thanked for National Spring Clean efforts” (read more)

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the robin’s call
time to clean
the garage

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet. First published in the World Haiku Review (April 2012).

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“Police ‘disrupt’ peace talks” (read more)

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crows occupy
the abandoned house…
peace talk

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Family forced to live with pair of doves” (read more)

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wrong way
baby dove
this is our bed

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Record Store Day: Swan song of a retail industry?” (read more)

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winter fog
shrouds the old path . . .
cry of a newborn

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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