Posts Tagged ‘Rape’

“Afghan Marital Rape Law” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

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………………..summer
………………..turns to autumn
………………..she asks
………………..what choice do I have—
………………..starvation or rape

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Headlines:

“Gordon Campbell on the Afghan Marital Rape Law” (Scoop News)

“Right to Rape: Is That What We’re Fighting For” (Timesonline)

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

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“Roman Polanski: Whoopi Goldberg says Director Didn’t Commit Rape-Rape” (Barbara A. Taylor)

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

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take four…
accolades for star rapist
misdirected

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Headlines:

“Reminder: Roman Polanski Raped a Child” (Salon)

“Whoopi Goldberg says Director Didn’t Commit Rape-Rape” (Daily Telegraph)

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Poem by Barbara A. Taylor (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Dubai’s Shameful Record On Rape” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

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hotel rest room
her cry only goes
so far

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Headlines:

“Dubai’s Shameful Record On Rape” (HRW)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Ohio Judge Forces Rape Victims To Take Lie Detector Tests” (Robert Moyer)

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

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rape victim
the look on her face
says it all

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Headlines:

“Ohio Judge Forces Rape Victims To Take Lie Detector Tests” (Care 2)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Rights Group Calls Test to Determine Sexual Activity a “Second Assault” in India” (Robert Moyer)

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

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rape victim
goes through it all
again

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Headlines:

“Rights Group Calls Test to Determine Sexual Activity a “Second Assault” in India” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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