Posts Tagged ‘Protest Poem’

“Iran Crackdown Quashes Protests” (Kath Abela Wilson)

Friday, April 16th, 2010

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nachos in Tehran
at the cafe everyone’s sister
lives in California

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Headlines:

“Iran Crackdown Quashes Protests” (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Students protest at four high schools” (James Tipton)

Monday, April 26th, 2010

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………………..spring thaw
………………..a new ball
………………..under the bleachers

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Headlines:

“Students protest at four high schools” (Philly Blurbs)

“In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age” (New York Times)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Peace activists mark seventh anniversary of Iraq war with march in Cleveland” (Candi Cooper)

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

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five people hold
a cardboard peace sign
daffodils

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Headlines:

“Peace activists mark seventh anniversary of Iraq war with march in Cleveland” (Cleveland.com)

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Poem by Candi Cooper (see poet biographies).

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“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (Claire Everett)

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

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clutching at the hope
that one day I will
get through to you…
the warm trickle of blood
from the stone in my hand

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Headlines:

“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Ready to die for Revolution 2.0, says Google executive” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

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revolution in Egypt
I “like” their
Facebook page

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Headlines:

“Ready to die for Revolution 2.0, says Google executive” (NDTV)

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

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