Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

“Frost/Nixon: Film Review” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 14th, 2009

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………………..winter frost—
………………..the realization in
………………..Nixon’s eyes

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Reviews:

“Frost/Nixon Review” (Cinema Blend)

“Frost/Nixon” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“The Frost/Nixon Official Website” (FrostNixon.com)

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

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“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

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………………..eating
………………..a McDonald’s happy meal
………………..in Tiananmen Square
………………..so many students
………………..were killed

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Headlines:

“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (New York Times)

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This poem was submitted by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

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“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

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………………..haiku
………………..in the news
………………..again
………………..scattering seeds for
………………..next years harvest

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Headlines:

“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Guardian)

“Wilco Launches Haiku Contest” (Paste Magazine)

“Can Haiku Help the Economy?” (MSN News)

“Consumers find Zen in recession through haiku” (Miami Herald)

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

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Vol 1. No. 17: Laurence Stacey, Nu Quang, Laryalee Fraser, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, May 7th, 2012

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“Obama again breaks promise to commemorate Armenian ‘genocide’” (read more)

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radio news
of ethnic cleansing
more bees
in the neighbor’s
bougainvillea

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi wins in Myanmar by-election” (read more)

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springtime
the weather vane shifts
direction

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Backyard Pesticide Use May Fuel Bee Die-Offs” (read more)

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opening day
another honey bee
finds the crocus

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Chef Sanjeev Kapoor takes tour of White House kitchen” (read more)

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far horizons
the crocus catches
a sunbeam

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“How Kodak Succumbed to the Digital Age” (read more)

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starless night
a kodak moment
on my gray wall

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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