Posts Tagged ‘Protest’

“Demonstrators Attack Obama’s ‘Socialist’ Reforms” (Dick Whyte)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

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………………..ask the wind
………………..and the moon
………………..when did
………………..caring for others
………………..become socialism?

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Headlines:

“Demonstrators Attack Obama’s ‘Socialist’ Reforms” (The Age)

“Healthcare Reform Promotes a Better America, Not Socialism” (Tennessee Journalist)

“Universal Health Care is a Moral Choice” (Newsweek)

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

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“ElBaradei Under House Arrest as Demonstrations Rock Cairo” (Chen-ou Liu)

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

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winter rain
protesters are met with a shower
of blanks

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Headlines:

“ElBaradei Under House Arrest as Demonstrations Rock Cairo” (Spiegel)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 9: Jenny Ward Angyal, Aditya Bahl, Steven Cottingham, Al Fogel

Monday, February 25th, 2013

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“A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year” (read more)

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braiding
her sister’s hair
after the rape
so many
long dark strands

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. Honorable Mention, Tanka Society of America 2012 International Contest.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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distant prayers…
the wind rekindles his
dying embers

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Abortion Clinic Workers Answer Tough Questions” (read more)

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autumn twilight
even the crows follow
me home

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“Is Your City Government Punishing Human Trafficking Victims?” (read more)

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cattle car
between the slats
human eyes

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Poem by Al Fogel. Read more by this poet.

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