Posts Tagged ‘Pravat Kumar Padhy’

Vol 1. No. 10: Dick Whyte, Aditya Bahl, Al Fogel, Robert Moyer, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, March 19th, 2012

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“The Higgs Boson: Have Scientists Found the Mystery Particle?” (read more)

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Higgs Boson—
autumn seems
heavier

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Another farmer takes life ahead of committees visit” (read more)

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drought
farmers with furrowed
foreheads

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet. Originally published by A Hundred Gourds 1:2.

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“A Violent Weekend Recharges Occupy Wall Street” (read more)

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after the speeches
hundreds of smartphones
in stiff-arm salute

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Poem by Al Fogel. Read more by this poet.

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“Report, press event call attention to the plight of food service workers” (read more)

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cash register bell
a waitress’s sigh drops
into the drawer

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Two Technical Problems Leave Neutrinos’ speed in Question” (read more)

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God particle—
search for the mightiest
in the tiniest

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 11: Steve Wilkinson, Bill Kenney, Jack Galmitz, Garry Eaton, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, March 26th, 2012

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“Companies promised fee for giving ex-prisoners work” (read more)

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rehabilitated
the cash till drawer
closes slowly

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Poem by Steve Wilkinson. Read more by this poet.

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“Obama Shift on Providing Contraceptives Splits Critics” (read more)

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the Church teaches . . .
will the Bishops
ever learn?

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“Workers Struggles: The Americas” (read more)

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a mural
of marching workers
moulded over

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Philadelphia Regulates Brotherly Love to Curb Homeless Picnics” (read more)

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teaching his dog
..to sit
a homeless man

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Poem by Garry Eaton. Read more by this poet.

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“Unrest in Arab World” (read more)

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the Arab spring—
blending the color of difference
into a white rose

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 13: Bryce W. Fauble, Robert Moyer, Kala Ramesh, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Nu Quang

Monday, April 9th, 2012

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“Should Youths Committing Excessive Violence in Sports Be Arrested?” (read more)

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baseball…
the red, white and blue
of bruises

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Poem by Bryce W. Fauble. Read more by this poet.

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“Is a Calorie a Calorie?” (read more)

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pastry counter
big buns looking
to get bigger

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet. Originally published in Daily Haiku.

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“What is Priyanka Gandhi afraid of?” (read more)

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who are you
other than the I
he asks . . .
I stutter & mutter
something about being nothing

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Battered Indian girl Baby Falak dies in hospital” (read more)

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tender bud—
the light buried
under darkness

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Barren setting sidetracks Romney’s Detroit speech” (read more)

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old wine
in a new bottle . . .
a fading brand

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 16: Nu Quang, Claire Everett, Robert Moyer, William T. Shehan IV, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, April 30th, 2012

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“Romney vows to help Puerto Rico attain statehood with voters’ backing” (read more)

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fickle moon . . .
taking vows
without the altar

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Thich Nhat Hanh: in 100 years there may be no more humans on planet earth” (read more)

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morning lake…
did you teach the mountain
to sit zazen?

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘Normal?’” (read more)

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10 years old
she adjusts her bra
while playing dolls

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“NATO reports deaths of 3 troops in Afghanistan” (read more)

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seeds of war
yields atrocities—
poppy fields

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Poem by William T. Shehan IV. Read more by this poet.

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“Rebuilding Japan” (read more)

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barren field—
grass grows slowly
next morning

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 26: Chen-ou Liu, Dick Whyte, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Michael Henry Lee, Tristan Steiner

Monday, July 9th, 2012

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“Researchers May Have Found Elusive Higgs Boson” (read more)

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Higgs Boson?
my dog-eared God of the Gaps
on the tea-stained desk

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

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“Does the Higgs Boson Discovery Resolve the Religion-Science Debate?” (see more)

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God Particle
the priest reconsiders
mass

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Shocked Balki remembers late child actor Taruni” (read more)

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spark of light
the shooting star
falls apart

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Time magazine breast-feeding cover provokes strong reaction” (read more)

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blossom haze—
even the plum tree knows
when to let go

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Red Wings sweep away Coyotes” (read more)

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the distance
of a line break
over ice

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Poem by Tristan Steiner. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 30: Stella Pierdes, Ernesto P. Santiago, Vijeta Pai, S.M. Abeles, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, August 6th, 2012

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“Mexicans Pay in Blood for America’s War on Drugs” (read more)

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tasting metal
the cup fills with news
of war

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Heatwaves ‘proof of global warming’” (read more)

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global warming
my Armani wallet
starts to crack

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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago. Read more by this poet.

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“Monsoon rains to hit Kerala in two days” (read more)

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memories of the last monsoon
washed away
again, it rains

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Fast Food Linked to Depression” (read more)

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burger joint
her loneliness
drenched in salt

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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“See India’s ‘Supermoon’ at 9pm tonight” (read more)

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super moon—
the girls busy playing
basketball

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 35: Alan Summers, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Jimmy the Peach

Monday, September 10th, 2012

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“‘Ame no Namae’: New words for monster rains” (read more)

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the names of rain
a blackbird’s subsong
into dusk

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“419 scam uses Pravin Gordhan’s name” (read more)

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CONGRATULATIONS
you’ve won $5,000,000.00USD:
I count the zeros

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria’s Assad urges army to step up fight; UN says regime using warplanes” (read more)

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Damascus sky
a chandelier glitters
in the debris

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

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“Mars Rover’s “Crazy” Landing, Step by Step” (read more)

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beyond the horizon
a migratory bird
busy in nesting

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Goose Migration Marks Seasonal Changes” (read more)

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geese are gone…
a different kind of silence
from the pond

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 40: Sandip Sital Chauhan, Sheila Windsor, Alicia Hilton, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Janet Lynn Davis

Monday, October 15th, 2012

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“Seeing life as it is led by street-dwellers” (read more)

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my last rupee
for the beggar at the temple—
scent of saffron

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“Ikea airbrushes women from its Saudi catalogue” (read more)

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almost winter how thin the wind’s shadow

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Poem by Sheila Windsor. Read more by this poet.

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“Playing the Interracial Card” (read more)

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………….color blind:
the black and grey squirrels
……………..fuck

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet.

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“Two moons and triple the speed: How a Mars eclipse differs from Earth” (read more)

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another sky—
my shadow bites
a bit of your light

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Middendorf’s will reopen swiftly despite damages from Hurricane Isaac” (read more)

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hurricane—
my thoughts of crawling
under our bed,
you deep in a dream world
I sometimes envy

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 45: Gillena Cox, Garry Eaton, Ramesh Anand, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, November 19th, 2012

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“Prof. Girvan on impact of Hurricane Sandy: Caribbean must brace for economic downturn” (read more)

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power outage—
the smell of rain
on the wind

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Poem by Gillena Cox. Read more by this poet.

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“Hundreds of NY homes to be razed after Sandy” (read more)

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hurricane news
the flutter of stockings
on the ceiling fan

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Poem by Garry Eaton. Read more by this poet.

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“Cold threatens tens of thousands left homeless in New York after superstorm Sandy” (read more)

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holding on
with what she left behind…
winter moon

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Storm-hit New York declared major disaster area” (read more)

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dark waves—
a roaring sound swallows
the silence

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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