Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

“Military Says Mental Wounds of the War Run Deep” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

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………………..camellias
………………..turning brown
………………..still
………………..he has nightmares
………………..of the war

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Headlines:

“Sedatives May Slow Recovery From Trauma” (New Scientist)

“Military Says Mental Wounds of War Run Deep” (Associated Press)

“Iraq Troops PTSD Rate as High as 35%” (Science Daily)

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

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Vol. 1 No. 5: Jack Galmitz, John McManus, Robert Moyer, Bill Kenney, Chen-ou Liu

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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“Army is reviewing Madigan’s reversal of PTSD diagnoses” (Seattle Times)

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turning away
the soldier’s face
deformed

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Poem by Jack Galmitz. Read more by this poet.

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“Homeless people ‘excluded’ from European rights” (The Parliament)

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homeless shelter—
losing count of the cracks
in the ceiling

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Poem by John McManus. Read more by this poet.

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“For Valentine’s Day, Venus and Jupiter snuggle up together” (Washington Post)

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Valentine’s Day
Venus and Jupiter
get cozy

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet.

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“Path is found for the spread of Alzheimer’s” (New York Times)

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from plate to mouth
the food on his fork
forgotten

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Petty Toronto politics mustn’t sink chance to do something great with the waterfront” (Global and Mail)

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young tourists
strolling along Queen’s Quay
in spring sunlight
a Chinese man plays
The Song of Nostalgia

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

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Vol. 1 No. 27: Angie Werren, Robert D. Wilson, Stella Pierides, Ernesto P. Santiago, Laurence Stacey

Monday, July 16th, 2012

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“Rupee shortages and food prices” (read more)

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price check
my crow’s feet
deepen

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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“Troops need more help with PTSD, panel says” (read more)

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red moon . . .
sharing my walk
with a dragon

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“What summer…? Storms batter Britain and will last for at least another week” (read more)

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global warming…
the river claims
its dues

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Spain’s San Fermin Festival” (read more)

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of men and bulls
the impatience
of death

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

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“Marriages up, divorces too” (read more)

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our marriage
or what’s left of it…
fireflies

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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