Posts Tagged ‘Poverty Haiku’

“For Top Bonuses on Wall Street, 7 Figures or 8?” (Diane Mayr)

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

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soup kitchen…
the girl walks figure 8s around
her father’s legs

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Headlines:

“For Top Bonuses on Wall Street, 7 Figures or 8?” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Poverty to rise to 35-38% due to El Niño, typhoons, food crisis” (Robert D. Wilson)

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

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h-h-woman-haiga

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Headlines:

“Poverty to rise to 35%-38% due to El Niño, typhoons, food crisis” (Business Mirror)

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Haiga by Robert D. Wilson (see poet biographies).

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“Japan tackles Asia’s food issues” (James Tipton)

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

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………………..winter coming
………………..eating potatoes
………………..with a single chopstick

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Headlines:

“Japan tackles Asia’s food issues” (Daily Yomiuri)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). First published in Heron Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 4, Oct. 1997). Read more by this poet.

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